Agriculture, English

A Bitter Harvest: Seasonal Migrant Harvesting Workers

Co-operative sugar factories in south Gujarat region are considered indicators of the successful fructification of the agro-industry concept. The concept in it self is considered an elixir for a range of problems such as poverty and unemployment. It is supposed to clamp down on the resultant distress outmigration of the deprived and marginalised groups of people from rural to urban centres that have perennially plagued the rural landscape. The report delineates the
Profile as well as Working and Living Conditions of Sugarcane-harvesters of south Gujarat region.

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