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Mitti – Back to the roots, A film on agrarian crisis and Importance of traditional organic farming by Farmers’ Champions

Mitti-back to roots, is a docudrama film based on several real life incidences from across the country.  The film is made in hindi and dubbed into other languages. Mitti is the story of a young agricultural scientist ‘Ekta’ who tries understand the crisis in farm sector and explores alternative paths. This is story of a village …

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List of NABL Accredited Food Testing Laboratories

New Delhi Arbro Pharmaceuticals Limited, Delhi Avon Food Lab Private Limited, Delhi Bharat Test House, Delhi Delhi Test House, Delhi Eurofins Analytical Services India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi Fair Quality Institute (Food Analysis & Industrial Research Quality Institute) New Delhi FICCI Research and Analysis Centre, New Delhi ITL Labs Private Limited, New Delhi Microchem Silliker …

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Fssai, Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments. FSSAI has been created for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their …

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Innovative Products from Pelamatic for fruits and vegetables peeling

Recently we come to know about some of the interesting machines used for peeling fruits and vegetables from Pelamatic located at Valencia, Spain. Do watch the videos of the machines, Orange Peel –  The founder of the company (José Pérez) wanted to make a machine that will peel the many oranges ate. And after a …

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Mitticool – Inspiring story of craftsman who built Refrigerator without electricity

Born in the Prajapati family, originally belonging to the village Nichimandal of Morbi, Rajkot, Mansukhbhai had exposure to the clay tradition since childhood, as this was his family’s traditional profession. He used to load clay from the ponds and fields on the donkey and ferry it to his place. Other than this, his contribution was limited …

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Farmer Suicides and the Global food crisis: A Story not told, TEDx Talk by Devinder Sharma

With the formation of WTO, a new international economic world order came into being. This has greatly affected the fate of farmers in developing countries across the world. While the successes of the new global trade regime have been appreciated, the issue of rising number of farmer suicides has faltered out of attention in the …

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We are what we eat and plants give us what we feed – TEDx talk by Ramanjaneyulu GV

Is our food safe? A red alert question that Ramanjaneyulu, puts out to all of us. Hear him talk about the quality of food we are eating. Listen to the reasons we need to adapt to organic farming as a results of excessive use of chemical pesticides and horrifying facts and statistics, surrounding them. He …

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Organizations working for opensource in agriculture and allied sector

Open Food Network Founded in Australia, the Open Food Network started as a little experiment with a van, some farmers and some friends. Since then it has grown to become an open source platform collaboratively nurtured by like-minded people around the world. The Open Food Network is the flagship project of the Open Food Foundation …

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Installing Open Food Network online marketplace for local food on Ubuntu Linux

The Open Food Network is an online marketplace for local food. It enables a network of independent online food stores that connect farmers and food hubs (including coops, online farmers’ markets, independent food businesses etc); with individuals and local businesses. It gives farmers and food hubs an easier and fairer way to distribute their food. …

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