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Killing Fields

In Vidharbha, India, suicides by debt-ridden cotton farmers continue unabated

The region of Vidarbha in the state of Maharashtra in central India, once known for its high yielding cotton harvest, has become infamous for driving local cotton farmers in India to their deaths. A downward price spiral, sinking yields, and rising debts…
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by: Isabell Zipfel – March 13, 2014

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