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Indian farmers plough a field in preparation for sowing cotton seeds in Nani Kisol village, around 70 km from Ahmedabad 

Indian farmers Hansaben (L), Geetaben (R) and Jesingbhai (C) plough a field in preparation for sowing cotton seeds in Nani Kisol village, around 70 km from Ahmedabad on July 11, 2012.

Agriculture contributes about 15 percent to India’s GDP but only 40 percent of farms are irrigated. The livelihood of hundreds of millions in the country of 1.2 billion people is dependent on the farming sector. (Photo by Sam Panthaky)

 

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