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Vice President of India Calls for Promoting Zero-Budget Natural Farming

Vice President of India Calls for Promoting Zero-Budget Natural Farming

Green Alert
The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for promoting Zero-Budgeting in natural farming to make farming viable and sustainable. The Vice President has also called for innovative solutions to make farming profitable and the scaling up of such solutions. Shri Naidu made these statements as part of a National Consultation towards doubling farmers’ incomes and making agriculture profitable and sustainable. Also present during the National Consultation were the Governor of Himachal Pradesh Acharya Devvrat, Agricultural expert Shri Subhash Palekar and the Advisor (Agriculture) to Government of Andhra Pradesh Shri Vijay Kumar. Shri Acharya Devvrat briefed the Vice President on the best agri-practices adopted in Himachal Pradesh to improve the income of farmers. Shri S
Sabarmati to Rajghat: Come Join the Kisan Swaraj Yatra

Sabarmati to Rajghat: Come Join the Kisan Swaraj Yatra

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The Alliance for Sustainable & Holistic Agriculture, a loose network of  individuals and organizations who believe that sustainable agriculture is the only way forward are calling for a Kisan Swaraj Yatra (literally, Farmers Freedom Journey) from Sabarmati in Gujarat all the way to Rajghat in Delhi. The Yatra is an outreach effort across India towards self-reliant, ecological farming and for securing farming communities’ rights and will commence on October 2, 2010 on Gandhi Jayanthi from Sabarmati and will conclude in Delhi on December 11, 2010. It will cover the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Chattisgarh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Raj

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