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UK, India undertake project to hike crop yields

2019-02-15T14:41:42+00:00January 24th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – February 2019|

An agricultural and environmental expert highlights some of the ways in which smallholder farmers in India can benefit from international expertise. Indian agriculture has been blighted by a depleting water table and declining productivity for decades. Tens of thousands of Indian farmers recently marched to Parliament to highlight the deepening agrarian crisis. The farmers’ plight is also expected to play a key role in the General Elections this year. Everyone agrees that making smallholder farmers’ livelihoods sustainable is a priority, [...]