Thanks to These 5 Rural Communities, Traditional Indian Plant Varieties Are Making a Comeback

Since time immemorial, symbiotic understanding and knowledge of traditional crops has beenhanded down from one generation to the next in many farming communities in India. In recent times, scientific research has also corroborated the fact that the diversityof indigenous plantvarieties can offer a home-grown solution to challenges brought by climate change, particularly as modern agriculture relies on a very limited number of crops and varieties.