In the NewsIndia SpendJanuary 4, 2018

In Year Of 8 Elections, India’s Rural Debt, Distress & Death Crisis

In an era of increasingly uncertain weather and suicides on farms, attributed to climate change and likely to worsen, the rural economic downturn is likely to be an important issue in the general elections of 2019, and it is unlikely Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s promise that farmers will double their incomes by 2022 will be kept, as IndiaSpend reported in December 2016. This report on India's rural debt highlights research by Lab's Tamma Carleton linking climate change to farmer suicides.