Nourishing the Planet in the India Tribune

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Check out this Letter to the Editor Nourishing the Planet had published in the India Tribune.  As farmers worldwide face increasingly harsh weather conditions due to a changing climate, such as the recent flooding in the three Indian districts of Ambala, Kurukshetra and Kaithal, the threats of failed harvests, lost income, and hunger become more real.  While local governmental support of farmers with crops insurance is an important way to protect livelihoods, using sustainable agriculture practices, including planting traditional crops that are better adapted to local condition, can help mitigate the effects of flooding and drought.

To read more about agriculture practices that are adaptive in the face of climate change, see: Food Systems Can Sink Us or Save Us, Turning the Catch of the Day into Improved Livelihoods for the Whole Community, Innovation of the Week: Using Livestock to Rebuild and Preserve Communities, Homegrown Solutions to Alleviating Hunger and Poverty

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