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This article is more than four years old.

This article is more than four years old.

Unhealthy snacks for sale in India. Abhisek Sarda under a ... Jamie Oliver: school nutrition has taken a leap forward in India, at least on paper. India’s middle-class urban kids are more obese than they ...
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This article is more than 20 years old.

... 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 ...

This article is almost 17 years old.

... - 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, ... cotton for the first time. In May 2002 the Government of India approved Bt cotton for commercial growing. A case at ...
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This article is more than 34 years old.

... poor among the world’s most undernourished. We think of India as overpopulated yet it has 568 people per square mile, ... story, but you can’t deny that science has turned down India from a basket-case into a country that can feed itself. It’s true that India, once the symbol of famine, is now a net food exporter. ...
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This article is almost 17 years old.

New Internationalist 353 Jan/Feb 2003 Food and farming / INDIA click above to return to part one A quarter of the ... 'CEO' of the state is the principal visionary of India's brave new corporate-friendly dawn. According to him, ... seeds replace seed-saving - currently 80 per cent of India's seed is saved from the previous harvest. Processing ...
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This article is more than 34 years old.

... faith in technology as a cure-all. When I was a child. India was the symbol of hunger in much the same way as ... use of irrigation and fertiliser. have meant that India produces enough in theory to feed all its people. A ... hunger - the poor still suffer from malnutrition all over India. while their government sells grain to Russia. Even the ...
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This article is more than 19 years old.

... eco-labels the answer to sustainable fishing? Writing from India, John Kurien calls for quite a different approach. The ...
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This article is more than 28 years old.

... there. Cocoa from Ivory Coast. Chilean grapes. Tea from India and coffee from Colombia. The world's food is here and ... tripled, outpacing population growth. 3 Countries such as India and Indonesia have been transformed from basket cases ... to the widening gap between national production (in India for example) and satisfied stomachs in the villages; to ...

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