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A window for forest people

NTFPS-EP is a network working with adivasis on ecosystem conservation, advocacy and livelihoods MADHU RAMNATHWhen we shift the focus from the timber a forest is usually valued for to the non-timber products it offers, a very different world opens up. Wild fruit, honey, gums and resin, fish and crab, fibre

Drip irrigation system catching up in Karur

The Hindu A tapioca field with drip irrigation system at Sevvayan near Kulithalai in Karur district. Photo: R.M. Rajarathinam ‘It is not easy to penetrate new agricultural technologies with farmers’ Drip irrigation, which is regarded as one of the most efficient methods of irrigation, has made an inroad in different