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80% Of Americans Want Good Conditions for Animals Raised for Food

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – We know that animals have always played an important role in agriculture. Now, with rising public awareness of the way animals are raised for food, animal health and welfare is an important area for businesses today — particularly for consumer-facing brands.

Swades Foundation Wants India’s Rural Poor to Dream Big

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Empowering people and enabling them to transform their life and fulfil their dreams is what fuels Zarina and Ronnie Screwvala, husband and wife team, and founders of Swades Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation in India. It has an ambitious plan to lift one million villagers in the State of Maharashtra out of poverty within six years, and then help people to build better lives.

Syrian Farmers are Crippled by War

Photo: UNICEF/Amer Al Shami(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The violence in Syria began in March 2011, and since then, the country has been crippled by a brutal civil war. The United Nations estimates more than 250,000 people have died.

Can Henna Bio Fences Save Indian Farmers?

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Indian farmers are facing severe crop losses due to a variety of reasons: wild boar and wild animal attacks, frequent natural calamities, the effects of global warming, and the lack of manual farm labour. Many wild animals have changed their habitations, going from forests to farm fields because of man-made mistakes such as severe deforestation and destruction in the forest areas.

Farmers In India Empowered in the Palm of Their Hands by Vodafone

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Agriculture is the main source of livelihood for more than 58 percent of India’s population, a country with the world's second biggest population after China. For this emerging economy to prosper, it is vital that its farming sector prospers and that benefits reach the small and marginal farmers who are very poor.

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