THE ART OF THE COMMONPLACE
THE ORGANIC FARMING SOURCEBOOK
TENDING THE EARTH Traditional, Sustainable Agriculture in India
Pages: 315/ PB/2007
Traditional agricultural in India is among the oldest and most advanced in the history of world. It has proved its sustainability over the millennia, and rates high in all aspects of total productivity, self reliance, diversity, and the depth of its indigenous knowledge. The wisdom and innovativeness of traditional farming and culture are the best guide we have to regaining the path of sustainable justice and sanity. Anyone who nurtures hope for the future of earth and her inhabitants must read it.
THE EARTHWORM BOOK
Sultan Ahmed Ismail
Pages: 101/ PB/2005
The book contains practical information about the place of earthworms in local ecosystem, the various types of earthworm presents in the soil, their anatomy, and the economics of composting and vermiwash production and the application of these in organic farming from vegetables to crops.
Throughout the book Dr Ismail stresses .The importance of working with nature and describes the hazards of disturbing the ecosystem in the nature of biotechnology and advanced farming practices. He also firmly advocates use of local earthworms in preference to exotic species.
THE ONE STRAW REVOLUTION
Pages: 214/ PB/2009
Few books written in our soulless times have succeeded in transforming people’s minds, spirits and lives as completely as Masanobu Fukuoka’s One Straw Revolution. This book- an all time classic is a clarion call to all of us to abandon modern agriculture and its destructive methods and poisonous practices and to return to our far richer heritage of working closely and simply with the land.
THE VISION OF NATURE FARMING
Pages: 217/ PB/2010
The acclaimed `Gandhi’ of Natural Farming speaks with conviction and wisdom grown from seven decades of personal experience. This book relates Sawe’s way of farming and teachings rooted in his deep understanding of the symbiotic relationships in Nature. Much of the explana- tion is in Sawe’s own lucid and down-to-earth idiom.
OVERCOMING ILLUSIONS ABOUT BIOTECHNOLOGY
Pages: 119/ PB/1995
Proponents of the new biotechno- logy claims how wonderful will be an agriculture and human health. But scientists and citizen groups are also increasingly concerned about the potential costs and adverse effects of these biotechnologies, especially genetic engineering
THE ECOLOGICAL VILLAGE
Pages: 117/ PB/2005
The Ecological village makes the startling proposal that only when we are prepared to consider each village as a unique and separate ecosystem in its own right will we succeed in discovering the appropriate ideas and techniques necessary for radically improving the natural environment and people’s material life.
GLOBALISATION AND THE DESTRUCTION OF FOOD SECURITY
Vandana Shiva/ Mukherjy / M.Shiva
This small booklet discusses the real reason for amendment in patent act, agriculture subsidy and alternative perspective to hunger, nutrition and food security.