Corporate control

Exploitative models

Print edition : July 26, 2013

A farmer working in an "under-contract" gherkin field in a village near Kuppam in Chittoor district. Photo: The Hindu Archives

A farmer plucking gherkin grown in his farm in Metikurke in Arasikere taluk in Hassan district of Karnataka. Photo: Shamasunder

The three models tried in Andhra Pradesh to bring small farms into the corporate fold, ignoring the success of the cooperative model, have had bitter results.
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