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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana - An Assessment

India is in the throes of an agrarian crisis. Indebtedness, crop failures, non-remunerative prices for crops and poor returns over cost of cultivation have led to distress in the farming sector. 

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It is time we talked about the real cost of our food, about how to benefit the farmers who grow our food

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2016 Annual State of India’s Environment Report (SOE)

The latest issue of the State of India’s Environment 2016 is bigger and better. Articles summing up the latest developments from forests and wildlife, agriculture and land use, climate change, the state of India’s rivers and Sustainable Development Goals have been based on more than 30 years of research and intensive reportage.

Food for nutrition, nature and livelihood

What societies eat reflects their position on the modernity trajectory. Poorer countries have health problems because of lack of food. Then as people get rich, they end up losing the health advantage of food availability. They eat processed food that is high in salt, sugar and fat, which make them obese and ill. It is only when societies get very rich that they rediscover the benefits of eating real food and value sustainability.