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Regenerative Agriculture Entrepreneurs

by Anushree Mitra (MetaMeta) Shakun Didi is a resident of Jhanki village in Dindori district of Madhya Pradesh, India. She had started taking the initiative of nurseries practiced under the principles of regenerative agriculture with the help of the Indian Organisation PRADAN (Professional Assistance for Development Action). In Jhanki, they had to suffer quite a lot of losses when it came to agriculture be it due to the degrading quality of soil, late rains, quality of seeds, etc. After exposure visits to other areas, Shakun Didi took an interest particularly towards nurseries. It has been 4 years since she's been doing nurseries not only for herself but for the other farmers in the village as well. She prepares the nursery beds by using Matka Khaad (organic fertilizer) and sprayed waste decomposer (organic fertiliser. Used as a substitute for Urea during ploughing of the field). “The results are amazing after using a waste decomposer! The plants are so green and healthy,”… Continued

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