Tuesday 30 April 2013

Author(s): Latha Jishnu

Predatory EU pacts

Predatory EU pacts

EU is pushing India and Canada to sign free trade agreements that will hurt their generic drugs—and the outrage is global

EU threat to farmers

Free trade pact with EU will have a severe impact on Indian agriculture, specially the dairy sector

EU threat to farmers
  • Yet another disturbing trend

    Yet another disturbing trend is the move from food to cash crops.. I saw castor all over arid and semi arid parts of India, which, upon adoption, yield short-term gains, inducing landowners to sell their land or hire contractors (who then hire ag laborers) to manage ground work. Obviously, the ensuing detachment from land also leads to removing the land from the landscape hastening the process of groundwater and nutrient mining on these lands..

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