Aniket Aga awarded the 2016 Sardar Patel Best Dissertation Award

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Aniket Aga (PhD, Anthropology, Yale, 2016), a member of NRAS has been awarded the 2016 Sardar Patel Best Dissertation Award for his  dissertation titled ‘Genetically Modified Democracy: The Science and Politics of […]

Farmers’ Protest is an Expression of Accumulated Distress – Himanshu

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Economist Himanshu says the collapse in prices of farm output has hit farmers hard. Demonetisation added to the distress

Why Are Farmers Protesting Despite Bumper Harvests? – Livemint

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Behind the rising tide of farmers’ protests lie several structural weaknesses facing the farm economy

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times – Mihir Shah

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Without government support, farmers pay the price for a bumper crop they labour so hard to produce

Drought in Southern India – A Compilation

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The Southern Part of India has been reeling under drought for consecutive years. This page provides links to the coverage of the drought in the Press.

Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops

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genetic modification in the United States and Canada has not accelerated increases in crop yields or led to an overall reduction in the use of chemical pesticides.

NY Times – GMOs

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Article showing how GMOs fell short of expecations

‘Revitalising the Rural: Rethinking Rural and Agrarian policies’: Report on Seminar held at IIAS (Shimla)

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Summary Report on the seminar organized by the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS), Shimla, and the Network for Rural and Agrarian Studies (NRAS) titled ‘Revitalising the Rural: Rethinking Rural […]

Neoliberalism and Transgenic Crops in Latin America

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A special section of Journal of Agrarian Change look at Neoliberalism and Transgenic Crops in Latin America