Small farmers in Odisha’s disaster struck areas are finding new ways to ensure food and nutrition security for their families, and to cope with climate change impacts.
Vegetable gardens and rice-fish farming initiatives are helping farmers meet the required food, nutrition and income needs of the farm families.


orissa has decided to introduce a law barring candidates who don

in september, 2007 the us-based Blacksmith Institute described Orissa

A continuing agitation by farmers over diversion of water from the Hirakud reservoir to industrial units is threatening to spoil the Orissa government's calculations for assembly elections next year.

A cholera outbreak has ravaged Orissa's tribal-dominated Kalahandi, Koraput and Rayagada districts since early August. The state government says the region has reported 119 deaths so far. About

The eastern Indian state of Orissa will turn to a mass of barren and desert like lands in another 150 years, warned Water Initiatives Orissa (WIO). Many parts of Orissa, specifically the western and southern uplands, have developed symptoms of desertification; they have further degraded from drought prone to desert prone areas.