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VOICE Kisan Goshthi on Organic Farming and reduction of Pesticides Campaign at Thokar Village for farmers on 21st OCT 2014

VOICE organised “Kisan Goshthi” as a part of VOICE Green Campaign for the farmers of Thokar Village situated in Yamuna Khadar on 21.10.2014 in Delhi with support from Consumer International.

This village is a temporary settlement which is vacated during rainy season.The aim of the campaign was to make farmers aware about the ill effects of the pesticides and encourage them to adopt organic farming as an alternate to chemical intensive farming being followed currently.About 100 farmers actively participated in this “Kisan Goshthi”inspite of the fact that they were all illiterate and asked various questions which were answered by VOICE.

At the end of the “Kisan Goshthi” organic seeds were also distributed to encourage farmers.

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