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Greenpeace and farmers welcome government’s plan to shift subsidy from chemical...

Press release | May 16, 2012 at 17:24

New Delhi, May 16, 2012: Greenpeace India today welcomed the government’s plan to shift subsidies from chemical fertilizers to support ecological fertilization. Farmer leaders from various part of the country also applauded the step, after Sharad...

Greenpeace urges Central government not to settle for half hearted efforts on GM...

Press release | June 18, 2012 at 14:22

New Delhi, June 18: Greenpeace India welcomes the formal recognition by the Government of India of the need to label Genetically Modified foods so as to give the consumer a choice. This single line decision by the Central Government was published...

Soil is the soul of agriculture

Blog entry by Ishteyaque Ahmed | December 5, 2014

Soil is the soul of agriculture. In the present chemical-based agriculture paradigm, the soil health is under great threat. Excessive use of chemical inputs has caused a huge damage to the physical and biological characters of the soil...

Union budget is a missed opportunity: Greenpeace

Press release | February 28, 2011 at 16:24

New Delhi, 28th February, 2011: Reacting to the Union budget today, Greenpeace said Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has not only missed a historical opportunity to ring in a concrete policy to address the soil health crisis but also failed to...

बजट सत्र में सार्थक पहल, अभी लम्बा् है सफर

Blog entry by डा. सीमा जावेद | March 18, 2011

अगर हम एक तरफ जनवरी 2011 में हुए बजट पूर्व परामर्श और ग्रीनपीस की जीवित माटी अभियान के लगातार प्रयासों के नतीजों पर नज़र डालें तो इनसे बदलाव की एक सार्थक पहल साफ दिखायी दे रही है। हालांकि अभी लम्‍बा सफर बाकी है। इस बार बजट सत्र में...

They are talking soils

Blog entry by Gopikrishna S R | March 17, 2011

Finally, there is attention on soils. The Finance Minister tried to give it some importance during his budget speech. A day after the budget speech, a few concerned parliamentarians quizzed the Agriculture Minister, Sharad Pawar,...

हरित खाद को बढ़ावा देने से सुधरेगी माटी की सेहत

Blog entry by डा.सीमा जावेद. Photo: © Greenpeace/Yogesh Kumar | February 16, 2011

निर्देशिका   अनुषा   रिजवी   के साथ कुछ पल जानी मानी फिल्‍म निर्देशिका अनुषा रिजवी ने पीपली लाइव बनाने के दौरान एक लम्‍बा समय खेत खलिहानों में बिताया। इस बीच उन्‍हें किसानों के सुख-दुख को बहुत करीब से देखने और उनकी...

Art for a living soil

Blog entry by Usha Saxena | February 24, 2011

The sweet fragrance of the soil after the rains, the lively brown-ness of recently ploughed fields, the pleasant crunch of grit as you bite into sweet carrots and mooli , the glistening sweat on the farmer's brow, the feel of wet soil...

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