India's killer spray: Pesticides

28 Oct 2011
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Article and Video Courtesy : AlJazeera English

The Green Revolution swept across India in the 1960s and 1970s, changing it from a nation begging for food aid to a top cotton and grain producer. But ‘Green’ did not refer to organic farming. Instead, politicians, scientists and philanthropists argued that by switching from traditional to Western farming methods - using pesticides and fertilizers - India could fight hunger.
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