TEN RULES OF NAYAKRISHI FARMING
Farming practice of Nayakrishi Andolon follows ten simple rules. These rules are summarised in 10 statements adopted by the farmers themselves, mirroring 10 fingers of their hands. They are developed through day to day experiences and knowledge. These rules are reviewed every year based on newer information, practices and learnings. Ten rules were developed initially in 1997.
The latest revision (2014) is to cluster them in two blocks. The experience shows that farmers prefer to go from simple to complex systems. While all rules are indeed interconnected but each also represents a distinct principle. Understanding the foundational nature of the principle is key in strengthening the confidence of the farmers in ecological agriculture. In bangla principle means 'niti' -- moral obligation to follow certain rules f (Read More)