Gauri Sarin visited Chattisgarh to understand the ground realities. Here’s her report:Thoughts on my visit to Chattisgarh I visited the Agriculture Institute in Raipur and met several agripreneurs who are playing a marvellous role in agriculture in Chattisgarh. While there were a lot of challenges, there were some positives. Women entrepreneurs like Namrataji, the “Mushroom […]
Interacting with farmers and government officials in Sikkim to understand the ground realities, Gauri Sarin, founder, Bhumijaa, explores Sikkim’s journey to becoming a state with 100% organic agriculture. Thoughts on my visit to Sikkim The objective of my visit was to see how Sikkim was faring as India’s first organic state. I met the head […]
Gauri Sarin’s thoughts on her visit to Himachal Pradesh I visited Kinnaur district and stayed in Kalpa and Chitkul. Kinnaur district is of course well known for its kinnauri apples. To my shock, I discovered that the farmers were only getting high returns on the kinnauri apples which they were selling. There was almost 30 […]
Gauri Sarin’s thoughts on her visit to Bihar I had the opportunity to be invited to the Bihar Agri- at Sabour to speak on Agrepreneurship to support farmers’ incomes and address students, faculty and farmers sharing with them the opportunities and challenges which exist, open their minds to the ground level possibilities as well as […]
Gauri Sarin shares her thoughts on her visit to Ladakh I was invited to attend Save the Himalayas conference where I had the opportunity of meeting Dr. OP Chaurisya of DIHAR DRDO and HH Bhikkhu Sanghasena ji who heads the Mahabodhi International meditation center, a sprawling complex of over 200 acres. We discussed how we […]
In the last few months as I travelled across Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Karnataka, I met several women farmers and agripreneurs who are making significant positive change in the farm economy.