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ASHA Kisan Swaraj

Some associated websites

For understanding approaches, techniques and practices related to Ecological Farming, please do visit

On the issue of Chemical Pesticides, please do visit

For learning more about Genetically Modified Organisms in the Indian context, please do visit

ASHA has also created an online portal to facilitate information flows between organic producers and procurers for better marketing of organic produce. Please visit for more information.

A roadmap for scaling up Ecological Agriculture has been created by ASHA and the same is downloadable here.



Resources on Digitisation in Indian Agriculture are available here.

Development and Application of a Farm Assessment Index (which is a composite index) for holistic comparison of different farming models is an effort of ASHA along with IIT Bombay’s CTARA (2018).

SMALL ORGANIC RETAIL IS BEAUTIFUL – a booklet on organic produce marketing initiatives that empower producers and consumers (2013).

SERVING DEATH is a report that ASHA brought out to mark the first anniversary of the Bihar Mid Day Meal tragedy where children were killed due to pesticide poisoning (2014).

We brought out a booklet called “CAN GM AND ORGANIC CO-EXIST IN INDIA” and presented arguments as to why these two approaches cannot co-exist and how GM would mean inevitable contamination of organic (2014).

A recent endeavour has been to compile scientific studies that exist within the NARS in India to show the SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE ON POSITIVE IMPACTS OF ECOLOGICAL AGRICULTURE (2015).

The report of the workshop that ASHA organised along with XIM-Bhubaneshwar on “Markets that Empower Farmers & Consumers” on July 30th and 31st 2012 can be accessed here. Embedded towards the end of this report (on page 43) is a link which will take you to various presentations used in the workshop.

On Public Private Partnership projects on Hybrid Seeds:

Rapid Appraisal Report of “Project Sunshine” in Gujarat, 2012

“Project Golden Rays” Fact Finding Report, Rajasthan, 2012

Madhya Pradesh Hybrid Maize PPP, Fact Finding Report, 2012

A powerpoint presentation on an Overview of Indian Farmers & Agriculture in August 2019.


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