Agriculture is the biggest sources of employment in India the main source of income for the rural population but accounts for only a minimal portion of the total GDP. Despite being the backbone of the nation, agriculture is one of the most unorganized sectors of our economy. Over the years, this sector has been plagued[…]
8th March, International Womens’ Day – a flurry of activities surrounds this day with congratulatory wishes being exchanged, advertisements inviting you to buy gifts for the woman you adore, messages urging you to acknowledge her achievements. On the other hand, found in the hinterlands, toiling quietly in the sun, oblivious to the hype surrounding this[…]
Sankranthi, or Makara Sankranti, is a harvest festival in Karnataka as is the case in other parts of India. Sankranthi is celebrated when sun transcends from Sagittarius to Capricorn during the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. Sankranthi means ‘change of direction’ and is based on solar event and it also marks the arrival of[…]
As always, I’m so very impressed by ICRA (Institute for Cultural and Resarch Association) and their bi-monthly (once in 2 months) regional magazine Sahaja Saaguvali which is doing a tremendous job in working with small organic farmers and everytime they fish out some amazing farmer and his work. Looking at the work that they have[…]
Jivabhumi wishes you a very happy independence day!
Jivabhumi is passionately building farmer and consumer communities and connecting the consumers with local farmers for supply and consumption of safe and healthy food grown naturally without the use of chemicals. Watch this space for more.