Farmers learn climate adaptation in ‘open sky’ schools in India

In the drought prone district of Marathwada, a group of farmers eagerly inspect small plots of india_farmer_blog_heroland where pulses, fruits and vegetables are being cultivated. The curious farmers ask several questions to the landowners – how did they select which crop to grow, what fertilizer did they use, and most importantly how did they irrigate their fields? The monsoons had been weak, and water was not available in abundance. The farmers are eager to learn and the landowners are keen to share their experience.

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