Quotable – Vandana Shiva

Water is a commons because it is the ecological basis of all life and because its sustainability and equitable allocation depend on cooperation among community members. –Vandana Shiva

About SRI and how it could better feed the world

  SRI, originally a rice farming technique developed in Madagascar by French Jesuit Henri de Laulanie, stands for System of Rice Intensification.  This system spawns from over twenty years of observation of “deviant” farmers in the area. Instead of espousing the rice paddy‘s traditional approach, this technique: Transplants the seedlings at a very early stage in the…