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Enabling rural recovery in Leh-Ladakh

Farming in the cold desert conditions of the western Himalaya has always been a struggle, but the devastating flood that struck the region in August 2010 damaged 70 per cent of the irrigation infrastructure and deposited a thick layer of debris on the land. In addition to repairing the damage, work is underway to create reservoirs in order to expand the area under irrigation.
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In response to Konto's comnemt:Re: your suggestion for a shift from international trade to domestic trade in agribusiness.Indeed the book, ‘Agribusiness for Africa’s Prosperity', advocated for countries to focus on first satisfying domestic demand, then the international market.
posted by: Bkcel (18:10:29 Sat 10th August 2013)



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