Posts Tagged ‘Indian farmer suicides’

India's Suicide Epidemic

Earlier this week, I wrote a post that questioned the accuracy of this statistic in an article by Michael Kugelman, a scholar in the Asia program at the Woodrow Wilson Center: Yet, when food prices fall, India’s small farmers suffer. Already crippled by debt and encumbered by water shortages, 200,000 of them have¬†committed suicide over…Continue Reading…