With climate change, land
degradation, excessive use of fertilizers, and
unsustainable ground water levels, marginalized farmers
are changing their noble farming profession in becoming
daily labor also majority of them are migrating outside of
study’s first objective is about Anantapur (second worst
drought-prone district in India), challenges faced by
small, marginalized farmers; second objective brings in
how millets can be re-introduced with regenerative
farming integrating sheep to support farming and
additional source of income, besides income from carbon
credits; final objective is to bring good health to
marginalized farmers and their families, reduce suicide
rates and ultimately financial independence supporting
India’s ambition of millets farming and climate change.
Keywords : Agriculture, ESG, Millets, Sustainable, Regenerative Farming, Carbon Credits, Climate Change, Drought, Farmer Suicide, marginalized.