The woman protecting India's indigenous crops
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'Seed Mother': The woman protecting India's indigenous crops

Rahibai Soma Popere lives in a tribal community in a village in Maharashtra, western India.

She pioneered a movement to preserve indigenous seeds with the help of BAIF, an organization promoting sustainable livelihood in rural India.

Her work has earned her the nickname 'Seed Mother'.

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  • 25 Nov 2018
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