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  • Seeds of despair

    Seeds of despair

    If one looks at the numbers across the board, it is clear that farmers across the globe have been denied fair incomes in a bid to keep food costs down

    January 7, 2019
  • Has Bengal’s farm income trebled?

    Has Bengal’s farm income trebled?

    Going by the statistics of the State Government, the growth rate of individual farmer’s household income increased from 18.4 per cent in 2012-13 to 20.3 per cent in 2013-14 and then declined to 13.2 per cent in 2014-15. If we now add to it the floods of 2015 and 2017, trebling of farmer’s income over 2011-18 seems unlikely.

    January 2, 2019
  • Potato, onion farmers getting half of what they earned in 2013: Report

    Potato, onion farmers getting half of what they earned in 2013: Report

      Notwithstanding Modi government’s claim of doubling farmers’ income, onion and potato producers are not even getting what they were getting five years ago. In fact they are getting almost half of what was the wholesale price of 2013 in Delhi Subzi Mandis—reveal an Agriculture Ministry report released recently on the production of onion and …

    January 12, 2018