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Harvesting hunger / directed by Krishnendu Bose.

Contributor(s): Bose, Krishnendu | Earthcare Productions Pvt Ltd.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: New Delhi : Magic Lantern Foundation : Distributed by Under Construction, 2000Description: 1 (DVD) (ca. 053 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- India | Agriculture -- India -- PunjabGenre/Form: Television. DDC classification: Summary: Documentary television program on the crisis of in Indian agriculture caused by the Green Revolution. Specifically looks at the Kalahandi region and Punjab which rely heavily on the forest and the land for their livelihood. Discuss the return of many farmers to traditional methods of farming which require no pesticides and do not rely on overpriced seeds from seed companies that form monopolies and overcharge and sell inferior products. Addresses the plight of the farmers who end up in deep debt and in despair drink the pesticides to end their lives.
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DVD DVD Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
A00229 (Browse shelf) H1 Available A00229

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Documentary television program on the crisis of in Indian agriculture caused by the Green Revolution. Specifically looks at the Kalahandi region and Punjab which rely heavily on the forest and the land for their livelihood. Discuss the return of many farmers to traditional methods of farming which require no pesticides and do not rely on overpriced seeds from seed companies that form monopolies and overcharge and sell inferior products. Addresses the plight of the farmers who end up in deep debt and in despair drink the pesticides to end their lives.

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