Distress Debt and Suicides among Agrarian Households: Findings from Three Villages in Kerala
AbstractThe factors and process underlying agrarian distress in Kerala by undertaking the case studies of three villages situated in Wayanad and Idukki districts namely, Cherumad, Kappikkunnu and Upputhara. The impact of distress on household livelihoods and indebtedness and how they cope up with the situation are examined with entire village and intra village analysis of data. The process of agrarian distress which resulted in suicides were analysed through a few in-depth studies. [WP No. 397].
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households; risk; farmers; agricultural incomes; inputs; prices; farm income; india; rural; Coping Strategies; Livelihood; Livelihood Assets; suicides; agrarian distress; kerala; villages; data; wayanad; idukki; debt;
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- K.N. Nair & R. Ramakumar, 2007. "Agrarian distress and rural livelihoods: A Study in Upputhara panchayat Idukki district, Kerala," Centre for Development Studies, Trivendrum Working Papers 392, Centre for Development Studies, Trivendrum, India.
- Gill, Anita & Singh, Lakhwinder, 2006. "Farmers’ Suicides and Response of Public Policy: Evidence, Diagnosis and Alternatives from Punjab," MPRA Paper 146, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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