Public Seminar by Prof. Joan Mencher’s People Centered Agriculture vs Profit Centered Agriculture or How to Feed Everyone

February 10, 2014 0 Comments

Council for Social Development Hyderabad cordially invites you to a Public Seminar by Prof Joan P Mencher. Fomerly Professor of Anthorpology, City University of New York.

People Centered Agriculture vs. Profit Centered Agriculture or How to feed everyone

Dr. Uma Shankari Farmers Rights Activist will chair the proceedings

Date: Monday 10th February 2014

Time: 3:00 P.M.

Venue: B.R. Ambedkar Seminar Hall, CSD, Hyderabad

Objective: The talk on People Centered vs. Profit Centered Agriculture will examine these two alternatives as well as analyze the negative effect of US direct and indirect influence on Indian agriculture focusing on the period from the 1950s until 2014. It is based in part on two talks given at a recent Conference in Pondicherry as well as SRI/SCI research done by numerous people all over India, and experience in the field for over a 50 year period.