Greenfingers

Fed up rainfed Farmers

Jun 1, 2013 – Not far from the killing fields of Vidharbha in Maharashtra, I am on a visit to...

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Opium Farming in India: Nothing pleasing about it

May 1, 2013 – “The opium farmer is neither intoxicated nor hallucinating, but without freedom to make a choice he...

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Kinnow Farmer Survives; but wary of imports

Jan 1, 2013 – It is the coldest winter in many years as I drive from my village to Ghumankalan,...

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Destination Mozambique – Where Cashew and Mango Grows Wild

Nov 1, 2012 – I arrive in Nampula in north Mozambique on the invitation of Arpan Mathur, who has left...

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Under the Organic Tree, Who Loves to Lie with Me…

Sep 1, 2012 – I arrive in Gillankhera, a village in Haryana, in the middle of a swelteringly hot and...

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The guar growers of rajasthan

May 1, 2012 – Not just corporates; farmers too love to profit. Having decided to grow guar this season, I...

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Ghirsindi Kala – Finding Hope in Self Help

Mar 1, 2012 – I travel on the Grand Trunk Road, that historic thoroughfare, first constructed in the 3rd centruy...

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A brighter future for Kalachand?

Nov 1, 2011 – I arrive in West Bengal when the state is at its festive best. It is chaturthi...

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Belakud’s sweet dreams; sweeter reality

Sep 1, 2011 – The most decisive actions of our life –those that are most likely to decide the whole...

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