Feb. 6th-19th, 2012: Seed Caravan of ‘Save Our Rice’

Save our Rice Campaign

Seed Caravan – 6th February to 19th February – Kasaragod to Thrissur


Detailed Programme


Date and Time District / Place Event Local Organisers
4-2-2012 Kasaragod Press Conference Thanal and Local organisers
6-2-2012 Kasaragod District
2.30–9.00 pm Kanjirathungal,Bedagam Panchayath Inaugural meeting-SeedExhibition-Cultural programmes


Cherupadi Neerthada SamithiGreen Earth Association
7-2-2012 Kasaragod Dst.
10.00-12.30 pm Koottakani School, Kanhangad Film show, Exhibition, classes, Honouring farmers Koottakani School
Nileshwar Krishi Bhavan Farmers meetingExhibition
4.00-7.00 pm Thimiri, Cheruvathoor Farmers meeting and seedExhibition Farmers Club (Gopinathan)
8-2-2012 Kannur District
9.00-11.00 am U.P.SchoolAnnoor


Exhibition, Discussion Jilla Environmental SamithySEEK
1.00-2.00 pm Ezhome  Welcome meeting. Discussion Malabar Kaipad Farmers Society
3.00-6.00 pm Kattampally Farmers meeting and seedExhibition-honouring farmers-film screening – Kattampally Karshika Paristhithi Samrakshana Samithi- Kattampally Project Area Karshaka Thozhilali Samrakshana Samithi

– Jilla Paristhithi Samithi



7.00-9.00 Mayyil Farmers meetingExhibition –Discussion-film screening Arayidam Paddy Land Samithy
9-2-2012 Kannur Dst.
10.00-12.00am Koothuparambu Interaction with students-Seed exhibition-songs Koothuparambu Govt Higher Secondary School. 
Wayanad District
3.00-9.00 pm Kattikkulam Meeting with farmers-Film screening-honouring seed savers Kattikkulam Grama panchayathVerugal( Roots)-Youth for environment and farmers
10-2-2012 Wyanad Dst.
10.00-12.00 am MathamangalamSulthan Battery Seed festivalFarmers-students meeting-film screening Govt Sarvajana Vocational Higher secondary School 
2.30-5.00 pm Kalpetta School meeting- seed exhibition Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kalpetta
11-2-2012 Kozhikode District
9.30-1.00pm Town HallBadagara Interaction with Farmers at Harithamritham-exhibition-cultural programmes-film screening Mahatma Desa Seva Trust
4.00-7.00 pm Koyilandy Meeting with members and Yoga practioners.Organic farmers discussion-film screening Yogasala
12-2-2012 Kozhikode Dst
10.00-12.00 am Nenmanda Seed exhibition-Film screening Jaiva Karshaka Koottaima 
3.00-6.00 am Kozhikode Town Farmers Meeting Harithasena
13-2-2012 Malappuram Dst
10.00-12.30 am Valanchery Students and Farmers meeting-seed exhibition-fil screening MES College, Valanchery 
2.30-5.00 pm Kolathur Seed festival-cultural programmes Higher Secondary School-Kolathur 
14-2-2012 Malappuram Dst
10.00-12.30 am Tirur Interaction with natural living groups and individuals –film screening Gandhian Prakrithi Chikitsa Kendram

Good Life Movement

4.00-8.00 am Ponnani Film screening-discussion with organic farmers and consumers, Youth and Students Nalla Bakshana Prasthanam( True Food Movement)Jaiva karshaka Samithy
15-2-2012 Palakkad Dst.
10.00-12.30 pm Vaniamkulam(Panchayath Hall) Farmers and Students meetingExhibition –Film screening Vaniankulam Panchayath
3.00-9.00 pm Aarangottukara, Shoranur Farmers, Artists, Students, Public-drama, discussion, exhibition Krishi Pata Shala
16-2-2012 Palakkad Dst. Press briefing Palakkad
10.00-12.30am Kuzhalmandam Farmers meeting and seedExhibition Desiya Karshaka Samrakshana SamithiKarshaka Munnettam, Cantel Club
3.00-6.00 am Alathur Farmers meetingExhibition –public film screening Bodhi-Alathur
17-2-2012 Palakkad Dst
10.00-12.30 am Kollengode Farmers and youth meeting –film screening Ashrayam Kollengode
2.30-5.00 pm Vadakkumcherry Students and Farmers meeting College of Applied Science
18-2-2012 Thrissur Dst
10.30 AM Press Conference
3.00-7.00 am Ashtamichira Farmers meeting, seed festival, film screening Prakrithi Karshaka Sangham
19-2-2012 Thrissur Town
9.30-5.00 pm Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur Seed Caravan – Valedictory Function 

Inaugural Session- Seed exhibition by various organisations-

Technical Session on seed conservation and development-

Sharing from seed conservers – Honouring seed savers


Cultural programmes- Drama etc


One Earth One Life

Krishi Pata sala

Thrissur Jilla panchayath

Save Our Rice Campaign





Seed savers will be honoured in several places. All the participating schools will be gifted with a kit containing traditional seeds and they will be assisted to start a seed garden in the schools later.


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