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Indian farmers in the IT age
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 24, 2014
According to the Census of India 2011, there are 118.9 million cultivators across the country, or 24.6% of the total workforce of over 481 million. The proportion was about 50% in 1951. On the other hand the number of people working as agricultural labourers has increased...Read more..
India's rural sector deeply at risk from climate change: Report
By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2014
India, one of the largest agrarian economies in the world, is deeply at risk from climate change, and could see economic losses of up to 8.7% of its gross domestic product (GDP) by 2100 if the world fails to respond to a host of climate threats, says a new Asian Development...Read more..