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India’s Farmer Protests: A Fight for Fair Trade

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The protests by Indian farmers who have laid siege to the nation’s capital, Delhi, is, in its essence, a uniquely Fair Trade moment. For while the immediate provocation for the present agitation are the three new farm bills introduced by the Central government under cover of the COVID restrictions, the most articulate demand from the farmers cannot be missed: Minimum Support Price for their produce. Minimum Support Price is near akin to the Fair Trade Minimum Price in trade justice parlance.

Read the blog: https://fairworldproject.org/indias-farmer-protests-a-fight-for-fair-trade/

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