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Women in agriculture

Women in agriculture

Women constitute approximately 70% of the agricultural labour force and perform more than 70% of farm labour in less industrialised Asia. In India, women constitute approximately 50% of agricultural and livestock workers. A general pattern in India and throughout Asia is that the poorer the area, the higher women's contribution, largely as subsistence farmers who work small pieces of land of less than 0.2 hectares.

FDI in Retail: Who Benefits

There are a few sections in India who would love to see a Walmart store in their neighbourhood. The reason being it would be a very cool way to shop, it would offer a range of goods, there would be no waiting and shouting, the goods would be neatly packaged, no bargaining, nice ambience, while the prices will be lower than the regular kirana shop. 

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