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Beej Bachao Andolan: The genesis. The fertile valleys in Garhwal Himalayas witnessed a near genetic wipeout in agriculture. By the mids, large arcas of . Jardhargaon, a small village in the Tehri-Garhwal district of Uttaranchal, pioneered a people’s movement to conserve indigenous seeds and promote traditional. Our hunt for people working with this ethos led us to the doorstep of Vijay Jardhari of Beej Bachao Andolan in remote rural Uttarakhand. In a village called Upli.

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Indian Wildlife Club Forum. Comment on question two – women HIV leadership. BBA has also collected varieties of rajma. Comment from Wendy Quarry, Quarry Communication. Navdanya in Dehradun started by Vandana ShivaAuroville in Pondicherry has many farms working on these philosophies Solitude farmmany holistic learning centres like CFL and Mudra Farms in South India and the likes of Sikkim on a State level are thinking along these lines. Aug 27 – 3: Effective pest control is accomplished by using the leaves of the walnut and neem, and the application of ash and cow’s urine.

Write a short note on chipko movement and beej bachao andolan?

Traditionally, most of the villages in India depended on exchanging seeds and it xndolan to a beautiful, self-sustaining seed bank. After this wheat is sown and the same procedure is repeated. Comment from Thomas Tufte. They then organised food marches as well as meetings to create awareness about the importance of protecting traditional seeds.

Beej Bachao Andolan – Save Seed Movement of Uttarakhand

Programme organisers sampled different varieties and combinations of seeds, returning to farmers the varieties that were particularly useful. Post new comment Login or Register to post comments.

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Dear friends just to draw you attention to the fact Beej bachao andolan has practically nothing to do with vandana shiva or she with us, except that we both work in the broad same area – geograophically and thematically – she runs navdany and soem other research institute – beej bachao is a people’s farmers movemetn based in the villages and fields thanks jaya for bba.

This diversification is security against drought and crop failure. Earlier there were more than varieties of rice in Garhwal before Green Revolution, now there are only Farmers also grew indigenous varieties like thapchini, jhumkiya, rikhwa and lal basmati.

February 04, at The Agriculture Department accepts that his Barahnaja scheme is being practised all over the region. BBA has also collected more than varieties of rajma.

I want a free account! So he and his colleagues found adnolan about traditional varieties of seeds. The movement adopted the Gandhian methods of Satyagraha.

The Andolan started in the village Jardhargaon of district Tehri, Uttaranchal, famous for its unique movement to save the traditional seeds of the hills. Editorial Policy Disclaimer Groups. In neej late s, the movement was initiated by the group of activists of Hemwal Valley of Tehri and led by a farmer and social activist Vijay Jardhari.

Different varieties of Rajmah.

In this region of Uttarakhand, farmers were growing a distinctive variety of red rice called chardhan. A farmer and social activist, Vijay Jardhari realized that modern agriculture was destroying traditional farming. They organized food marches, get-togethers and meetings to create awareness about the importance of protecting traditional seeds. So he formed the BBA.

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Write a short note on chipko movement and beej bachao andolan? Along with other activists of the Chipko movement, this activist formed the BBA to promote traditional agriculture and crop varieties. Of cereals and legumes. The rice was nutritious and suited to local requirements and conditions.

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Aug 29 – 8: Farmers also grew indigenous varieties like thapchini, jhumkiya, rikhwa and lal basmati. Chipko movement was started in the areas of Himalayas.

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In this process, 12 seeds of different kinds is harvested in the fields. Comment from Suresh Achary. At our farm in Himachal Pradesh, we were looking to plant some indigenous varieties but were surprised that all fingers pointed us to the agricultural shops that sell seeds.

He decided to discontinue the cultivation of chemical-dependent seeds. A war against nature? Comment from Warren Feek. The use of traditional farming methods and seeds has resulted higher yields, improved health of humans and increased conservation of soil fertility and agro-biodiversity. The people of Uttarakhand and government has yet to acknowledge their work and support them.

ALso one would like to know how far the activities of the BBA has expanded. Newsletter Subscriptions You have successfully subscribed to our newsletters. This also maintain soil fertility replenishes nitrogen. Comment from Katie Giorgadze.