In this episode of Extra Cheese, Becca and Sarah discuss the ongoing Indian Farmers' Protest. This nationwide protest has been going on for over four months and has been called the largest protest in human history. The farmers are protesting against new laws that have the potential to significantly reduce their income. To learn more, check out the BBC World Business Report podcast Indian Farmer Protests Continue.
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Brief on India’s agricultural and allied trade with CANADA: http://agricoop.gov.in/sites/default/files/India%20-Canada%20%20trade%202015-16%20.pdf
Bensadoun, E. (2020). Here’s why farmers in India are protesting and why Canadians are concerned. Global News. Retrieved from: https://globalnews.ca/news/7506676/india-farmer-protests-explained/
NH Political Bureau (2020). ‘Does it not stir PM Modi’s heart?’ 15 protestors, including two women, have lost their life since November 26. National Herald India. Retrieved from: https://www.nationalheraldindia.com/india/does-it-not-stir-pm-modis-heart-15-protestors-including-two-women-have-lost-their-life-since-november-26
Food & Agriculture Organization (2020). India at a glance. United Nations. Retrieved from: http://www.fao.org/india/fao-in-india/india-at-a-glance/en/
Chand, R. (2017). Doubling Farmers’ Income: Rationale, Strategy, Prospects, and Action Plan. National Institute for Transforming India. Retrieved from: https://niti.gov.in/writereaddata/files/document_publication/DOUBLING%20FARMERS%20INCOME.pdf