Monthly Archives: August 2020

Multi-National Company Nurtures a Climate-Smart Village, Facilitates Return of Migrant Farmers

Plummeting groundwater levels and adverse rainfall patterns forced farmers in Buchinelli village in Telangana to abandon agriculture but a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative implemented by Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. adopting a climate-smart approach equipped farmers to return to farming. So far, more than 400 households in the watershed have benefited […]

Farmers attend a Field Day at Buchinelli village in Telangana. Photo: ICRISAT

Drought-Prone Landscape Turns Green

Farm ponds, revived soils and improved crop varieties lead to a more productive rural Odisha Kalahandi district in Odisha, India, has suffered from repeated droughts and famines for several decades, causing great hardships to the local farmers. A holistic intervention is helping 8,500 farmers in 10 villages boost farm yields […]

Farmer Pabitra Majhi’s farm in Ranibahal village, Kalahandi district, Odisha. Photos: ICRISAT Development Center