Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)
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Farmers in Maharashtra’s Nashik district – where one in every four tomatoes in India comes from – are destroying standing crops on a scale never seen before, following persistent rock-bottom prices since the November 8 demonetization.
"The government is within its rights to take a strategic decision to commercialise GM mustard, but not at the cost of fidelity to the law," writes Aga.
The Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan is a national leader in promoting a deeper understanding of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. The center offers a range of area-related courses taught by outstanding faculty, a scholarly lecture series, conferences, study abroad fellowships, student colloquiums and opportunities to volunteer, sponsor and cosponsor a variety of events. CSAS is also a U.S. Department of Education designated National Resource Center, funded to develop area studies education for this region of the world.
Aaruran Chandrasekhar and our other 2016 Summer in South Asia Fellows are off and blogging.
Stay up to date with them by reading and commenting on their blog.
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