About Raja Ganesh
Consultant – Natural Farming
Raja Ganesh is a seasoned social sector professional with experience in governmental, non-governmental, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and corporate sectors. As the Consultant for Natural Farming at Gramonnati Trust, he plays a crucial role in developing content and designing training programs on sustainable farming practices. Raja is a trained permaculture designer and an enthusiastic learner and practitioner of alternative farming practices.
He collaborates with renowned natural farming experts in Tamil Nadu and develops unique sustainable agriculture training programs. His expertise lies in organising and designing capacity building programs for various target segments, including farmers, seed savers, rural entrepreneurs, self-help group members, ex-servicemen, college and school students, and urban organic garden enthusiasts.
Raja has also made significant contributions to agricultural literature by translating and publishing books in Tamil. He translated “Reviving Vegetable Diversity – A Seed Savers’ Guide,” a famous book by Ms. Deepika Gundaji and “Handbook on Organic Cashew Cultivation” originally authored by Dr. Varanasi Krishnamoorthy, Dr. Yadhukumar, and Mr. Sankar Raj in English. Recognizing his exceptional training abilities, Raja was honoured with the “Payir Thozhil Pazhagu” – Best Trainer Award in 2021 by News18 Tamil Nadu, a renowned Tamil News channel.