A)t briefly examines how agricultural development here has caused serious loss of crop diversity and farmer self-sufficiency. It then describes the efforts of the Beej Bachao Andolan, a farmers’ movement, in reviving the use of indigenous crops and cropping systems and encouraging the growth of low-input organic farming.
b)Thousands of farmers have given their life in India in last two decades because of the debt. As an insurance against such vulnerability Navdanya has pioneered the conservation of biodiversity in India and built a movement for the protection of small farmers through promotion of ecological farming and fair trade to ensure the healthy, diverse and safe food.
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