Zero Farmer Suicides – Let’s make it happen | Ramanjaneyulu GV And Anshul Sinha | TEDxHyderabad

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The Agrarian crisis has been one of the worst disasters to have hit our country in last couple of decades. With 3.2 lakhs farmers committing suicide during this period the problem poses to be even graver than originally thought. It is difficult to identify the genesis of the problem, however issues plaguing farmer suicides have been identified and presented in a 120-minute feature film called MITTI – Back To Roots. A joint initiative of 2 speakers from TEDxHyderabad 2015, Mitti is a fully crowd-funded film. The film is a result of more than a year research on the farm crisis, farmer suicides, pesticide poisoning, land grabbing and several other issues pushing farming into crisis. In this heart wrenching talk you will see Agricultural Scientist and Founder of Centre For Sustainable Agriculture Dr. GV Rmanajaneyulu and Film-Maker Anshul Sinha, stand side by side to bring the story of Mitti – Back To Roots, its struggles, its successes and a loud and clear appeal to people to support the cause working to prevent farmer suicides The Agrarian crisis has been one of the worst disasters to have hit our country in last couple of decades. With 3.2 lakhs farmers committing suicide during this period the problem poses to be even graver than originally thought. It is difficult to identify the genesis of the problem, however issues plaguing farmer suicides have been identified and presented in a 120-minute feature film called MITTI – Back To Roots. A joint initiative of 2 speakers from TEDxHyderabad 2015, Mitti is a fully crowd-funded film. The film is a result of more than a year research on the farm crisis, farmer suicides, pesticide poisoning, land grabbing and several other issues pushing farming into crisis. In this heart wrenching talk you will see Agricultural Scientist and Founder of Centre For Sustainable Agriculture Dr. GV Rmanajaneyulu and Film-Maker Anshul Sinha, stand side by side to bring the story of Mitti – Back To Roots, its struggles, its successes and a loud and clear appeal to people to support the cause working to prevent farmer suicides This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.