M S Swaminathan
M S Swaminathan is an agricultural scientist who led India’s green revolution
Tackle the root cause The agrarian crisis, now affecting small and marginal farmers in several states, arises largely from the unfavourable cost-risk and return structure of farming.
Green revolution@50 The green revolution was a transformational event changing our agricultural destiny from one of ship to mouth to one of right to food with home grown food.
Double the money Both the National Policy for Farmers’ and the reports of the National Commission on Farmers have placed great emphasis on the income of farmers.
Sow some optimism In recent years, the agrarian crisis has been largely discussed and described in terms of farmer’s suicides.
Let us be aware From the beginning of this year, the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs) have replaced the human development goals.
Let's protect wetlands More than 2,000 years ago five major ecosystems were described in the Sangam literature of Tamil Nadu. These are wetlands, dryland, hill area, coastal area and irrigated area.