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India's rice revolution – audio slideshow

by Portal Web Editor last modified Nov 13, 2015 08:11 PM
Contributors: Jim Powell, John Vidal
Farmers in parts of India are breaking growing records, using less seed, less water, and compost as fertiliser. This ground-breaking method of cultivation, developed in Madagascar, is boosting yields and changing lives for the farmers. Norman Uphoff, professor at Cornell University, explains how it is done

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For more on this subject, see John Vidal's report in the Observer Food Monthly on Sunday

Photographs by Chiara Goia Observer Food Monthly, Friday 15 February 2013


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