By Krittivas Mukherjee
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian farmers and traders, opposed to the entry of private retail giants such as Wal-Mart, are building a chain of superstores as part of efforts to sell their produce directly and stop prices being set by a few big players.
The effort is being backed by authorities in the western state of Maharashtra, which says infrastructure costs for the project could be subsidized.
Thursday, January 03, 2008
Indian Farmers strike back
Posted by Joe F. at 1/03/2008 09:31:00 AM