News From The Projects

Training for Cardamom Farmers in Kerala from 2nd March to 5th March 2023

06 Mar, 2023

Cardamom is the queen of spices in India. Idukki district in Kerala is the leading producer for Cardamom. However, Cardamom plantations are..

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Farmers Exchange Visit at Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, from 28th Jan to 2nd Feb 2023

03 Feb, 2023

Exchange visits are an ideal way of sharing knowledge and experiences between farmers. It not only leads to mutual knowledge increase but..

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DPP Spices Project Partners with the International Spice Conference, 2023

23 Jan, 2023

International Spice Conference 2023 (ISC 2023) was held on January 19-22nd, 2023, in ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. The conference was attended by..

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Trainings on Sustainable Practices for Cardamom Farmers in Kerala

14 Nov, 2022

The cardamom plantation itself is a biodiversity-rich farm. However, the overuse of agrochemicals in recent decades has had negative impacts in the..

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First Edition of National Spice Conference: 6th and 7th October 2022

09 Oct, 2022

GIZ DPP spices project in collaboration with World Spice Organization (WSO) and IDH - the sustainable trade initiative of Netherlands, organized a..

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Participation of Leading Farmers’ Group in BIOFACH INDIA 2022 from Three Project States from 1st to 3rd September 2022

07 Sep, 2022

BIOFACH INDIA is a leading Trade Fair and Exhibition for the Organic Industry in India, organized by Nürnberg Messe, India. The event was held under..

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Three Trainings in Tamil Nadu on Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition: Linkages with the Health of Women Farmers Involved in Spice Production

25 Aug, 2022

Biodiversity plays a crucial role in human nutrition through its influence on the quality of food production as it ensures the sustainable productivity of..

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Farmers’ Training on Post-Harvest Processing of Turmeric in Tamil Nadu

02 Apr, 2022

Post-harvest management is a system of handling, storing, and transporting agricultural commodities after harvest. It plays an important role in the..

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Training on Internal Control System for Organic Certification of Spices

09 Mar, 2022

A two-day training on Internal Control System (ICS) for organic production of spices was organised from 8-9 March 2022. ICS is a part of a..

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Yellow Sticky Traps Reduce Pesticide Use in Cumin production at Rajasthan

12 Dec, 2021

Cumin, commonly known in Hindi as jeera, is a widely used spice in various food cuisines and carries inbuilt medicinal properties. It is a prominent seed spice crop with..

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Training Sessions on Sustainable Turmeric Cultivation in Tamil Nadu

23 Oct, 2021

A series of training sessions on ‘Sustainable Turmeric Cultivation Practices’ were organised from 18 – 23 October 2021 with the farmers from..

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Second Virtual Training on Sustainable Farming Practices with Cardamom Farmers in Kerala

14 Jul, 2021

India is the largest producer, consumer, and exporter of spices in the world and accounts for half of the global spices trade. Millions of Indian farmers are..

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Sustainable farming practices for Cardamom Cultivation: Training Cardamom Farmers in Kerala

28 Jun, 2021

Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy and small and marginal farmers are the major contributors. Moreover, India is the largest producer, consumer, and..

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