From tenant to tenancity

  Name: Jetti Satyarayana Village: Ameenabad Mandal: Phirangipuram District: Guntur Shri. Jetti Satyarayana is a 65 year old farmer. As a tenant farmer he leased 1 acre of land.  Rather than getting desperate to get higher yield and start using fertilisers and pesticides he chose natural farming methodology on his fields . He took help from …

Community cadre- Story of Cluster Activist (ZBNF) Mrs.Lakshmi

Name: Y. Lakshmi Location: Boomanacheruvu  cluster , Maden palle Mandal , Chittoor Lakshmi’s journey started when she initially worked as a Village Activist and then as a Cluster Activist in Community Managed Sustainable Agriculture, Velugu project. She lives in a combined family so it was difficult to convince everyone to pursue ZBNF. She bought one …

Pioneering change

Name: Mekala Venkata Subbarao Location:  A.Gokavaram village, Nachugunta cluster, West Godavari Land: 16 acres Crops: Paddy, Coconut, Mango, Sugarcane,  Sapodilla, leafy vegetables, Papaya, Guava, Turmeric, Ginger, Chillies, Coriander. Net income: More then 6 lakh per annum Mr.Subbarao was not practising farming initially. He had initially leased out his land on lease. The tenant farmer he …