LOW CARBON LIVING IN VILLAGE
LOW CARBON LIVING IN VILLAGE
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Commenced:
01/06/2012
Submitted:
15/02/2012
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Village Dhesai,Tehsil Pawai, Panna, Madhya Pradesh, IN
Phone:
9716488891
Climate zone:
Dry Tropical





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Jamie Somma Ramakrishna Surathu Sarvesvara Dasa
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LOW CARBON LIVING IN VILLAGE

Project Type

Rural

Project Summary

Conventional agriculture, also referred to as chemical, intensive, or modern farming, on the other hand ends up coercing and exploiting nature in the name of maximizing food production. It is a constant struggle against the natural processes in which man has to overcome nature. Its underlying principle can best be illustrated by the word “cide” which means to kill; pesticide,insecticide, fungicide, nematidicide, germicide, vermicide, bactericide leading ultimately to ….homicide ?Conventional agriculture in village depends on too much chemical , pesticide, tilling of land.All these are not Eco-friendly or in tune with Nature.By tilling a lot of Greenhouse gases are released in atmosphere. When you till the land you break the structure of the soil which has been made by rats, worms, insects and micro organisms. The capillaries which are made by the up and down movement of the earthworms and other life forms in the soil are broken down and the water holding capacity of the soil is reduced. Tilling also exposes micro-organisms and other insects to sunlight and heat which kills them and destroys some humus. This reduces the water retention in the soil and also leads to lower fertility so the farmer has to bring fertilizers, either organic or chemical, from outside. We are totally against it and believes that the soil on an organic farm should become fertile on its own and should not even need organic fertilizers. When plants are force fed with chemical fertilizers ‘luxury consumption’ sets in. This means that “plants absorb excessive amounts of NPK to the detriment of other minerals called micro-nutrients and trace elements. calcium and phosphorus, zinc, copper, magnesium, iron etc.This happens even when minerals are abundantly available in the soil.”

Project Description

Our idea is to grow food in a ecological ,sustainable way and address both problems simultaneously - albeit partly!
Our Farming Principals will be

  1. No tilling of land
  2. No chemical fertilizers
  3. No pesticide
  4. Work with nature not against it
  5. Harvest the sun
  6. Nursery soil preparation for plant growth

 

This project is intended to help all rural people to create and live in sustainable way

1) Housing –We shall develop Green Architecture with the help of Earth.We believe in housing for the masses,these housing are cooler in summer and warm in winter and low cost too.

2) Energy  – Develop Biogas for rural household,use of solar lightings and solar pump for water pumping. This will help village community to make them less dependant on electricity and ecologically to reduce carbon footprint


3) Communities to use compost Ecosan Toilets and rocket stove in household ,this rocket stove will save fuel 

4) Landless and underprivileged , poor villagers will have more source of income and unemployed villagers will have more work hours,this will prevent farmer suicide too.



5) The birds, friendly bugs and bees who will have a home again

6) The soil microbes who help harvest dew and save water.

How This Will Help Community

Low carbon living  is generation and multiplication of energy resource in form of trapping of biomass energy,solar energy and conservation of water resource

Low carbon living  is an empowering act, by Rain Water Harvesting farmers will be able to grow food round the year. To recapture the ability to learn and master this very fundamental task in life will change the way people perceive life and the world around them and will lead to lasting change!

 1) Access to fresh local seasonal and poison free food for rural families
This supply would increase with every new community  that comes into 
being.


2) Recycle waste within ones environment , in their own spaces
Create healthy habits in generating and disposing waste

3) Ecological way of life,reduced green house gas emission,prevent pollution

4) Create awareness about our food supply and fight against food 
contamination and GMO’s in our food

5) Provide hands on environmental education

6)  Green buildings to improve standard of living and make villager self sufficient,more hygienic condition,lesser diseases etc

7) Improve air,water  quality

8) Increase biodiversity

9) Creative Recreational Community

10) Create socially ecologically responsible citizens


Community building in rural areas!

• These  will also create ecologically richer communities and create a network of people who will share resources and ideas. This will help take charge of growing some our food and of what goes into our bodies.

 

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