Decreasing rice production in Kerala

Posted February 17, 2014 no picture Supraja_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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Though Kerala has 100% literacy rate, apt climatic conditions like abundant water and fertile soil for agriculture, the people there don’t have enough rice to eat. Why? According to the statistics, 84% of food grain comes from other states like Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, which means that, Kerala does not produce even one-fourth of the total requirement of rice. There is also a hike in the price of rice, which has increased from Rs. 12 per Kg in 2007 to Rs. 25 per Kg in 2010...


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