Find out how pesticides hurt your family and the importance of conserving indigenous genetic resources and setting up community seed banks from the website of the Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (CIKS). The organisation is devoted to exploring and developing the contemporary relevance and applications of traditional Indian knowledge systems – with a focus on agriculture and healthcare.
Their activities include researching existing indigenous systems and practices, conducting training and orientation programmes, for those interested in implementing these systems and also producing educational and training material. The site has a description of the organisation, its history and activities. Detailed reports on the various projects undertaken by CIKS are also available. Read about the services CIKS offers, their publications or check out the bulletin board for articles, essays and information contributed by people worldwide.