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Theory & Practice of Masanobu Fukuokas Natural Farming

In this 7-day workshop with permaculture and natural farming teacher Larry Korn we will explore the philosophy and practical techniques of Masanobu Fukuoka, pioneer and world leader of the natural farming movement. This is a rare opportunity to get an inside look at what natural farming actually is, and who Mr. Fukuoka was as a person.

Agragamee Farmers Convention

Agragamee is organising a Farmers Convention on 27th October at Bhubaneswar in which 300 Farmers across the state will participate. The Government Officials, Farmers Organisations and CSOs will participate. Some Nationally eminent persons articulating on the Issues are also invited to address the Farmers. Odisha Government is finalising the Policy on Organic Farmers. The PKVY ( Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana ) is being implemented in many districts with full support of the Government. In this context, this Convention has a lot of significance.

Workshops on Biodynamic Farming & Vegetable Production

Bhaikaka Krishi Kendra is organising two workshop on biodynamic farming & vegetable production Workshop on biodynamic farming is from 12th to 16th December 2017. The second one is from 17th to 20th December 2017 on Vegetable Production

HP Gov calls for research on zero budget natural farming

Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat gave a clarion call to the scientists to conduct extensive research on zero budget natural farming and develop new farm techniques to save the farm community. The Governor was speaking at the 14th Convocation of Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Agriculture University, Palampur in Kangra district on Sunday.

Second Vikalp Sangam

This food sangam in Rajasthan hopes to touch upon social, political, cultural, ecological and economic dimensions of food in an interactive format. The Sangam is envisioned as a 4 days event

4th Exchange on Ecological Farming

This course will help you design a small urban space or a small farm so that you can step out of the chemical food cycles, provide wholesome organic food for your family and possibly create a small farm-based business.

 

Workshop On Biodynamics – Kodaikanal 2017

The Biodynamic Association of India (BDAI)is conducting a 6-Day Workshop on Biodynamic Farmingfrom 11th September to 16th September2017 at Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

RCEP and FTAs: Impact on Small Farmers, Women Farmers, Dairy Farmers

Certificate Course in Agroecology

Applications are invited for admission into a 6 months certificate course in Agroecology to be organized by the Centre for Pollination Studies in collaboration with Norwegian University of Life Science

Malnad Mela

Vanastree is a small collective dedicated to promoting forest garden biodiversity and food security through the conservation of traditional seeds.

Workshop On Biodynamics – Nainital 2017

The Biodynamic Association of India (BDAI)is conducting a5-Day Workshop on Biodynamic Farmingfrom 9th June to 13th June 2017 at Nainital, Uttrakhand.
You can visit our website (http://www.biodynamics.in/) for downloading details of the workshop and for online registration please click the ‘Register Now’ button. Please find the link below to download theRegistration form and Venue details. We will be grateful if you can forward this announcement to other farming enthusiasts who may benefit from this workshop.

Chennai Seed festival

The festival will showcase Seed and food crops diversity across India. It will be and open platform for exchange of diversity and knowledge. You will also get a chance to interact directly with farmers who will be selling their produce and different other value added products during the festival.

Skill Share Workshop on System of Crop / Root Intensification

ASHA is joining hands with Chetna Organic, Living Farms, Save our Rice Campaign, PRAN and WASSAN to organise a Skillshare course in Visakhapatnam on May 19th and 20th 2017.

Natural Farming Summit 1/0

The Natural Farming Summit 1.0 will address key themes related to enhancing farm yields, improving nutritive value of crops, increasing farmer earnings and preserving local biodiversity.

Desi Cotton Mela

OFSG meeting

Organic Farmers Study Group (OFSG) meeting on Mar 25/26 2017 at Khalad, Near Pune. Dilip Kulkarni will discuss in depth an eco-friendly, stress-free lifestyle design.

Seed Savers Meet

We invite all Seed Savers/Farmer Breeders/Custodian Farmers and other Conservators to be part of the forum…

Due to limited funds we can only bear simple lodging & boarding facilities at the venue; travel expenses to Vishakapatnam and back will have to borne by the participants themselves.

Since there is exactly a month left for the program. I would request all to please book their tickets at the earliest.

Bhoomi Gardening Workshop

Gardening workshop is regular workshop, but out of the 4day, 1day will be a residential program.

Do you want to be equipped with the knowledge to grow your own herbs and vegetables?
Do you think gaining experience by doing it on your own will help?

Then this is the workshop for you.

Bhoomi Farmer’s Market

5th Nagpur Beejotsav

Welcome to Nagpur Seed Festival 2017
Come with friends and family to the Exhibition cum Sale of Seed Diversity, Farm produce, Delicious Organic Food, Organic Clothing, Books and many more for sustainable lifestyle.
Interact with Seed Savers & Farmers, Khadi Producers, Enjoy Song & Music, Discussions & much more..
Go Organic….

Organic Mela and Career Fair

Switch ON will be brining in its 10th Year Anniversary Celebration with this event, and look forward to showcase opportunities for rural youth and farmers to benefit from – Solar Pumps, Organic agriculture, government promoted skilling programs . We have been working passionately towards environment sustainability and social equity and we look forward to showcase the impact of our activities at the fair

Community Seed Fair 2017 at Malkangiri & Kandhamal Odisha

North East Seed Biodiversity Festival 2017

Development Research Communication and Services Centre, Kolkata, Centre for Research on Rainfed Farming System & Dryland Agriculture, Tripura and Promass, Agartala in collaboration with Tripura Biodiversity Board invite you to participate in the North East Seed Biodiversity Festival cum Workshop

Malnad Mela

The theme this year is traditional seeds and cuisine, and transformation/healing. While our endeavour calls for a celebration, we are also aware of the many depressing issues in these times. We are more invested than ever to find new and creative pathways to keep forging ahead with peace and deep strength.

3rd National Biodiversity Congress 2017

National Biodiversity Congress (NBC) is one of the important biodiversity mega events of India conducted as a biennial event. The third NBC 2017 to be held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India from 22nd to 26th February 2017 is governed by a national advisory committee comprising of experts in the field of biodiversity conservation. The congress includes an array of programmes including Conference, Exhibition, Capacity building workshops and Childrens Biodiversity Congress.
The focal theme of NBC 2017 is Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Sustainable Development. Presentations and discussions will focus on a variety of key issues related with Biodiversity conservation, sustainable utilization and benefit sharing. All delegates who wish to present their work are invited to submit an abstract for consideration in the conference under the subthemes based on the general guidelines.