Seed Banks: Enhancing Sustainability of Small Scale Farmers in Odisha
PUBLISHED ON: March 16, 2016 | Duration: 2 min, 14 sec
In a state like Odisha, which relies heavily on agriculture, agrarian distress is even more intense. Unpredictable weather, high costs of cultivation add to the woes of marginal farmers, who often are unable to bear the burden and are forced to commit suicides. In these situations, initiatives like seed banks comes as a hope to enhance the sustainability of these small scale farmers.