New law of the land: Compost or perish

November 24, 2014 0 Comments

Tomojit Basu

Two young women’s organic business helps small farmers salvage their soil and livelihood

Kolkata schoolmates Avantika Jalan and Rashmi Sarkar run Mana Organics, a social enterprise that helps small farmers improve soil fertility through chemical-free methods and navigate the country’s complex food supply chain. Organic produce from its two projects in Tinsukia, Assam, and three villages in Madhya Pradesh are sold in New Delhi and Kolkata.