farmer suicides
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AGRARIAN DISTRESS
The missing ‘market’ for agriculture

The first of a three part series on the crisis facing farmers today by Kannan Kasturi.

#Agriculture #Agribusiness
PATRIARCHY AND MASCULINITY
A Man Cannot Tolerate Failure
PATRIARCHY AND MASCULINITY : A Man Cannot Tolerate Failure

The age-old notions of patriarchy and masculinity, which suppress and disempower women, have an equally damaging effect on men’s behaviour and psyche, leaving them ill-equipped to handle failure. Rimjhim Jain reports.

#Culture #Women #Gender Law and Policy
FARMING CRISIS
Why relief packages and loan waivers can't stem farm suicides

Even in regions touted as India’s food bowl, Rs 3000 a month is all that a farmer earns for his family! Devinder Sharma crunches data from CACP to highlight the grave crisis in the agrarian economy.

#Agriculture #Devinder Sharma #Ground Reality

GM CONTROVERSY
Seeds of doubt
GM CONTROVERSY : Seeds of doubt
#GM Crops #Agriculture #Poverty
IN PICTURES: 2 OCTOBER RALLY
Our food, our farmers
IN PICTURES: 2 OCTOBER RALLY : Our food, our farmers
#Agriculture #Environment