Padma and Narsanna Koppula have turned a barren piece of land in Telangana’s Medak district in India into a food forest by engaging the community that lives around it. Here’s their story.

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The Aranya story: turning barren land into a forest garden using permaculture — 1 Comment

  1. I remember driving through degraded land around Madurai, India with some NGO guys. They were real interested as I explained how they could buy some of this land cheaply and turn it into highly productive farmland in about 5 years. It seems hard to believe, but as you can see by searching our blog there are lots of fairly fast, easy methods to do this.

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