Vijay Kumar & Didi Pershouse: The Remarkable Success Of India’s Natural Farming Movement

Learn about a movement that grew from over 40,000 farmers in 2016 to almost 800,000 farmers in 2020 in one of the driest states in India. This work has been successful in part because of a community supported approach where women-run self help groups are in charge of operations.

Vijay Kumar, advisor to the government of Andhra Pradesh, presents this program, and the impact of Walter Jehne’s ideas for increasing drought resilience. Didi Pershouse, who accompanied Jehne on his trip to India, moderates the conversation.

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