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This article is almost six years old.

A dairy farm in Lonavia, India. Kim Carpenter under a ... a day, which she sells for 30-40 cents per litre. Across India, there are millions of backyard dairy farmers like ... thousands of informal milk parlours and tea stalls across India. These small unregistered operations prefer to buy milk ...
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There's been a lot of discussion about how north and south India are like two different countries now. They've always ... Nadu to Jabalpur, 1400 kilometres away in the heart of India. Road travel gives you a completely different ... are other aspects, the fascinating face of primeval, rural India. The time was just right too. It was the start of the ...
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This article is more than nine years old.

... millets, some of which face extinction elsewhere in India. The list is long: fox-tail millet, wild millet, small ... state, 100 miles west of its capital, Hyderabad, southern India. It’s a dry-land area, like roughly 70 per cent of India’s agricultural land, where crops depend on rains to ...
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... the crop variety of the US in 1900 can no longer be found. India is becoming dependent on 10 rice varieties, where there ... was told in March. Despite dowries being illegal in India, families are having to pay more to husbands-to-be to ...
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This article is almost 34 years old.

... WC2, UK Jonathan Hugh-Jones ENVIRONMENT Trees of life India's disappearing forests A NEW report outlines the ... depletion of forests continues. Wood, says the State of India's Environment Report, is needed by millions for warmth ... the precious resource is disappearing alarmingly fast. In India 3,000,000 acres of forest are cut down each year. ...
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... of Chandroda village in the coastal Saurashtra region of India’s Gujarat state are victims of an aberrant weather ... Pradesh, and fourteen districts of Tamil Nadu in southern India received less than 50 per cent of their expected ... the mercy of the rain gods, the farmers in the drylands of India are a beleaguered lot. Without any official support in ...
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This article is more than six years old.

... to share her experiences of fighting GM-giant Monsanto in India. ‘We started the seed saving movement in India,’ she explained, ‘with the commitment to not obey ... effects that the widespread planting of BT cotton in India has had, relating how within one season only Monsanto ...
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This article is almost 17 years old.

New Internationalist 353 Jan/Feb 2003 Food and farming / INDIA A quarter of the world’s farmers are Indian. In this ... - the worst in 50 years - late rains deluge southern India in mid-October 2002. The hard earth, sealing in months ... has one of the highest levels of pesticide consumption in India. Murali, author of a report on the farmer suicides, ...
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New Internationalist 353 Jan/Feb 2003 Food and farming / INDIA click above to return to part one A quarter of the ... an unearthly beauty - and the earthly knowledge of some of India's most disregarded people living on some of its most ... most drought-prone and poorest districts in the whole of India. That's just about the lowest status that a person can ...
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This article is more than seven years old.

Some of the pesticides Borromeo encountered while in India. Kantibai’s husband died after drinking the chemicals ... family was in debt. This has become a familiar story in India where nearly 300,000 farmers killed themselves to get ... the reset button. If you hover your finger over a map of India, somewhere near the middle you’ll find a town called ...

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