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India’s poor farmers need real solutions, not debt relief

A new round of debt forgiveness augurs a bumper financial harvest for farmers in Uttar Pradesh, the country’s largest state. At a total cost to the government of Rs 363.59 billion (US$5.6 billion), 21.5 million small and marginal farmers in the state are being handed waivers on loans of up to Rs100,000. It appears the temptation […]

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