Farmers’ rights
Dispatches from India: Farmers lead country-wide shutdown

We take a look at a national shut-down organised by the farmers’ movement and trade unions, protests demanding unemployment and against last year’s labor laws, and the latest in the COVID-19 situation

Pakistan Farmer's death by police Police crackdown leaves one farmer dead in Pakistan

Malik Ashfaq Langarial died in hospital on Wednesday after the police dispersed a sit-in by farmers in Lahore in Pakistan. The farmers were demanding a better price for their produce such as wheat and sugarcane

We must make sure hunger does not emerge as a bigger killer

We talk to Vijoo Krishnan on the issues being faced by Indian farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps the government needs to take.

potato farmers PepsiCo boycott campaign results in company offering out-of-court settlement to farmers

A boycott campaign was launched against the US food and beverage company PepsiCo after it sued nine Gujarati farmers over patent rights

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