An agrarian crisis like never before

Extreme weather events and lack of policies and mechanisms to drought-proof susceptible areas are crippling rural economy

 
Last Updated: Monday 17 July 2017 | 09:15:28 AM

What's failing farmers?

In 2015, Down To Earth had predicted that agrarian crisis has reached the tipping point, beyond which it will hit the national economy.
 

How India is killing the country’s largest economy of the poor

New restriction on cattle slaughter will severely cripple the livestock economy which is bigger than crop economy; poor farmers shifted to livestock in face of uncertain rain and dwindling income

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