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A Movie on Aman Bagh. 2017

Aman Bagh (www.amanbagh.org) is an organic, natural farm on 6 acres in Mangar village, in south Haryana, India. This 20-minute movie was created from a powerpoint presentation made at a private forum in July 2017, and is therefore without a … Continue reading

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A Sustainable Village Life

Sustainable farming is variously called organic, natural, biodynamic or permaculture; all of which are overlapping methods and systems to feed ourselves mindfully. Each system brings something for a farmer and consumer to understand, absorb and practice. A sustainable agricultural life … Continue reading

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Why Small Is Beautiful

https://amanbagh.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/epw-farm-size-2011.pdf http://www.indiaenvironmentportal.org.in/files/file/Farm%20Size.pdf Small farms the word over are more productive per unit of land, especially in Asian nations (China, India, Japan) where land is a limited resource per head and average farm size varies between 0.6 to 1.4 hectares (and … Continue reading

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Agriculture Stagnates, Bharat Suffers

The annual Union Budget is a powerful indicator of the priorities of the government in power, and after this Budget presentation it is clear to all but the very partisan that the Narendra Modi Cabinet is clearly pro-urban and pro-corporate … Continue reading

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We are All complicit: The Muzaffarnagar Riots of September 2013

My heart was seared by the words and images of communal violence in rural Muzaffarnagar in September 2013, and a part of me died when I heard and lived the stories of horrific destruction and the unbelievable and mindless cruelty … Continue reading

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