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Save Farmers!!!!

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Save Farmers!!!!!

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Save Farmers!!!!

  1. 1. Awaken India!!! Flickr | Steve Punter
  2. 2. Flickr | mctrentAwaken for the Farmers!!!
  3. 3. DIDYOUKNOW
  4. 4. Indian Agriculturecomprises of 250 million agricultural workersand 160mn hectares of crop cultivation Flickr | antkriz Source |Ministry of Agriculture
  5. 5. With a Populationof over 1.21 bn people, 214mn people are starving Flickr | clara & james
  6. 6. Flickr | Vivek Thakyal120-140 gm per capita per day of Food Consumptionof one person happens mainly from the farm products
  7. 7. “ When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization” Daniel Webster Flickr | spiltmilk
  8. 8. But, they are not alone.They have their effective taskforce.
  9. 9. The Helpers33% of crops depend uponbees and other insects for pollination Flickr | NeilWhelan
  10. 10. Flickr | IFPRI The Support System ‘Endosulfan’ is the third largest selling generic insecticide used worldwide and is the only remaining pesticide that is safe on honeybees and other beneficial birds beetles that balance the farm ecosystem
  11. 11. India ranks second world wide in farm output producing over 235 million metric tons (mt) offood grain and 215 million mt of fruits and vegetables annually. Agriculture is the predominantoccupation in India, accounting for about 52% of employment.http://www.wikipedia.org Flickr | IRRI Images
  12. 12. Europe having a large presence in agriculturalindustry of the world had other plans…
  13. 13. Yet Another ConspiracyEurope Union plans to bring a ban on our farmer’s support system ‘Endosulfan’. Thispesticide is widely used by our farmers and has proved beneficial for the crop & the bees that help cultivate 1/3rd of the crop Flickr | dhammza / off
  14. 14. The Vicious CircleCentre for Science and Environment (CSE), India and a small group of NGOs from India got together to create a pressure group to ban Endosulfan.
  15. 15. Facts against claims Revealed…
  16. 16. Facts against claims Revealed…
  17. 17. #Scientific Fact:Endosulfan’s water solubility is 0.33ppm and the claimed solubility of 9.19ppm is scientifically implausibleFacts against claims Revealed…
  18. 18. #Scientific Fact:Endosulfan’s water solubility is 0.33ppm and the claimed solubility of 9.19ppm is scientifically implausibleFacts against claims Revealed…
  19. 19. #Scientific Fact:Endosulfan’s water solubility is 0.33ppm and the claimed solubility of 9.19ppm is scientifically implausibleFacts against claims Revealed…
  20. 20. #Scientific Fact:Endosulfan’s water solubility is 0.33ppm and the claimed solubility of 9.19ppm is scientifically implausibleFacts against claims Revealed…
  21. 21. #Proven Fact: #Scientific Fact:75 million farmers are users of Endosulfan in India. They use it in a variety of crops andhave Endosulfan’sand successfully using Endosulfan forclaimed solubility of 9.19ppm is been safely water solubility is 0.33ppm and the over 40 years without any health scientifically implausible problems. Facts against claims Revealed…
  22. 22. #Proven Fact: #Scientific Fact: use it in a variety of crops and75 million farmers are users of Endosulfan in India. They Endosulfan’s water solubility is 0.33ppm and the claimed solubility of 9.19ppm ishave been safely and successfully using Endosulfan for over 40 years without any health scientifically implausible problems. Facts against claims Revealed…
  23. 23. #Proven Fact: #Fact: Fact: #Scientific in India is only 2.5% of the global75 million farmers are users of Endosulfan in India. They use it in a variety of crops and Consumption of crop protection chemicalshave Endosulfan’sand successfully using Endosulfan forclaimed solubility of 9.19ppm is been safely water solubility is 0.33ppm and the over 40 years without any healthconsumption. Unlike public perception, Indian farmers are responsible and frugal users problems. scientifically implausible of pesticides and use them only when it is absolutely necessary. As they practice sustainable farming their pesticide consumption is minimal. Facts against claims Revealed…
  24. 24. #Proven Fact: #Fact: Fact: #Scientific in India is only 2.5% of the global75 million farmers are users of Endosulfan in India. They use it in a variety of crops and Consumption of crop protection chemicalshave Endosulfan’sand successfully using Endosulfan forclaimed solubility of 9.19ppm is been safely water solubility is 0.33ppm and the over 40 years without any healthconsumption. Unlike public perception, Indian farmers are responsible and frugal users problems. scientifically implausible of pesticides and use them only when it is absolutely necessary. As they practice sustainable farming their pesticide consumption is minimal. And Many More Such Claims Were Proved SCIENTIFICALLY WRONG!!! Facts against claims Revealed…
  25. 25. You must be wondering…
  26. 26. Howdoes thisaffectYOU
  27. 27. Flickr | Dinesh CyanamIndian Farmers will have to buy expensive alternatives introduced by European Union that are harmful for the honeybees & the beneficial insects. This will increase the rates and reduce the crop cultivation hence resulting into Inflation
  28. 28. Flickr | gregor_yIncreased HungerLosing honey bees will drop the productivity of 1/3 of food crop.Mostly vegetables, fruits, legumes and pulses which means agreat compromise for mankind and the food diversity
  29. 29. Decline of Indian AgricultureOther Nations will take over India in the agricultural industry thus leaving the farmers in a ‘no way out’ situation. Flickr | StephenMichell
  30. 30. The Impacted People are not just the farmers, it is the 1.21bn people strong population of IndiaFlickr | Anant Rohankar
  31. 31. Protests began… Farmers have organized rallies in different states. Thousands of farmers have congregated, stood as one and are telling the world to listen to their voice. The voice of 250 million farmers of India!r | sduffy
  32. 32. Flickr | CajieThis is our Last Chance
  33. 33. Flickr | CajieThis is our Last Chance TO SAVE OUR FARMERS
  34. 34. Flickr | CajieThis is our Last Chance TO SAVE OUR FARMERS TO SAVE OUR NATION
  35. 35. Flickr | CajieThis is our Last Chance TO SAVE OUR FARMERS TO SAVE OUR NATION TO SAVE US
  36. 36. Let’s do our bit…
  37. 37. Let’s do our bit… Let 1.21bn people be the voice of 250mn farmers
  38. 38. Let’s do our bit… Let’s sign the petition http://www.petitiononline.com/saveendo Let 1.21bn people be the voice of 250mn farmers
  39. 39. Let’s do our bit… Let’s sign the petition http://www.petitiononline.com/saveendo Spread the word! Let 1.21bn people be the voice of 250mn farmers

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