What Every Indian should know about Indian Agriculture

What Every Indian should know about Indian Agriculture

07 Jan 2014

Dr. Vandana Shiva

Extracts from her talk at the Bhoomi conference on Food, Health and Climate Change (2009): Seed monopoly, patenting and arm-twisting by corporations in cahoots with government policies are encouraging the agrarian crisis. But encouraging seed sovereignty, ecological agricultural processes and direct distribution could tilt the balance in the farmer’s favour.