Our Mission

Bring awareness to the environmental crisis facing India, and its economic and social  impact on rural and farming communities

Promote and support solutions to rural hunger and poverty in India via sustainable organic farming and biodiversity conservation and to protect and preserve indigenous knowledge.

Friends of Navdanya recommends world class courses offerred at the Bija Vidaypeeth an idyllic university located  on the Navdanya Demonstration Farm site in near Dehradun India . The courses pertain to the different dimensions of food -last 3-10 days and are taught by world renowned faculty on topics that are rarely offered elsewhere.
Courses and registration at Bija Vidyapeeth
http://www.navdanya.org/earth-university/courses-in-2011
Bija Vidyapeeth also offers daily tours of the demonstration farm if a course is not in session. In addition you can contact Bija Vidyapeeth if you would like to schedule a special tour for your party- prices vary and comfortble overnight accomodation can be reserved at the farm.
Navdanya - Biodiversity Farm/Bija Vidyapeeth
Village Ramgarh / Shishambara
Old Shimla Road, P.O Sherpur
Dehradun, Uttaranchal
Phone : 91-135-2693025 / 2111015
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Our Programs