'Cotton has now become a headache'
A chemical-intensive Bt cotton monoculture is spreading through Odishas Rayagada district harming health, deepening debt, irreversibly er
Aga, Aniket; Choudhury, Chitrangadahttp://ruralindiaonline.org/articles/cotton-has-now-become-a-headache/
Publisher: People's Archive of Rural India
Date Written: 07/10/2019
Year Published: 2019
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX23890
Kunari's account reflects a dependence brought about by cotton cultivation that is taking root across the ecologically sensitive highland tracts of Odisha's Rayagada district, with deep implications for its rich store of biodiversity, farmers' distress and food security (See Sowing the seeds of climate crisis in Odisha).