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Have we become immune to farmer suicides?
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Food and Agriculture
21st Jul 2008
Yunus inspires a bollywood movie character
Once in a while, its not uncommon to see a Bollywood movie taking on a pertinent social issue and the same time striving to be commercially successful. On that spirit, the latest bollywood release tit...
25th Apr 2008
Cellphones and (Rural) Development, Part Two
The agricultural sector employs 2/3 of India’s population, and contributes to 1/3 of its gross domestic product (GDP) – yet, Indian farmers in rural communities are plagued by debt, falling commodity ...
14th Mar 2008
Farmer Suicides Continue
As an update to a previous post, “Seeds of Discontent,”InfoChange Indiareports that despite the recent government loan waiver package for poor farmers with less than 2 hectares of land, farmer suicide...
9th Mar 2008
Seeds of Discontent
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram announced a debt waiver in the amount of Rs. 600 billion for small farmers this past week. As per the proposal, farm loan cancellations will be offered to small farmers...