Taking Stock: Agrarian distress in India – poor Indian farmers, suicides and government
Between 1996 and 2006 150,000 Indian farmers committed suicide. This article examines the phenomenon and asks whether high-input crops such as GM cotton, microfinance or other factors are to blame. It proposes some solutions that might reduce risk for farmers and mitigate their overindebtedness.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2011-03-01
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