Peril in Brazil
Study shows pesticides double cancer risk in farm labour
To die, Warangal farmers have to no longer consume pesticides. A mere exposure is enough to kill them
Peasant women list their woes to scientists
At a recent conference, women farm workers got a chance to discuss their problems with agricultural experts.
Consolidation against commoners
After land consolidation was introduced, the landless poor and agricultural labourers, who depended on common resources, faced tremendous problems
The flip side of agricultural growth in Madhya Pradesh
Agricultural growth rate figures in the state appear to be unrealistic if one considers farm suicides and increase in number of landless farm …
Laid-off tea workers fall back on forests in West Bengal
Fighting for a safer workplace
Workers often fail to get proper medical treatment because they are mostly ignorant of occupational diseases.
Toddy tappers in Kerala fought off social stigma and repression only to fight new demons like the government's excise policy
Collapse of the former Soviet market and an indifferent attitude to quality clips Nilgiris tea industry