Indigenous women reclaim fallow land for organic farming in India
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Principal Member: SWADHINA
Swadhina worked with poor, marginalised Indigenous Dalit women to reclaim fallow land in drought-prone areas for organic farming. The women became fully fledged farmers, eligible for government grants, and income-generating members of their families, while non-productive land became multi-crop farmlands. The land reclamation has also increased green cover, fodder for livestock, mulch for farming and firewood.
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