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        The High Cost of Progress

        India’s agricultural sector has yet to catch up with the rest of the country’s economic growth. In the rural region of Vidarbha, two factors contributing to farmers’ inability to produce a profit are global trade policies that benefit wealthier nations and the recent introduction of expensive genetically modified cotton seeds. In this video from Wide Angle, meet Vandana Shiva, an activist who campaigns against unfair global trade practices and urges farmers to return to planting their own farm-grown seeds.

        Learn more about the Wide Angle film "The Dying Fields"

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