Can Henna Bio Fences Save Indian Farmers?

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Can Henna Bio Fences Save Indian Farmers?

by Sangeeta Haindl
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An eco-friendly, cost-effective sustainable solution to help #India's farmers: Henna bio fences http://bit.ly/1Udmeth via @Justmeans

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Friday, December 11, 2015 - 4:00pm

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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. The farmers make up 70 percent of India’s population, yet now many are leaving their farms behind and migrating to urban areas and cities in search of livelihoods. As a consequence, many of the villages are becoming deserted and population pressures are increasing in urban centres, causing social and economic issues.

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Sangeeta Haindl writes on women and children; social innovation; social enterprise and social entrepreneurs. She is the founder of Serendipity PR, in London, U.K., where she works with high-profile brands and organizations in the public, non-profit, and corporate sectors, winning awards for her work from the communications industry. She is chairman of and director of London's leading conscious well-being organisation, Alternatives, which hosts leading speakers such as Eckhart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Neale Donald Walsch and many other well-known names. She describes herself as a Spiritual Entrepreneur, Conscious Explorer; enjoying helping others, paying it forward and being a mum.

Keywords: Environment | Cause Global | Green Companies | Green Universe Environmental Services Society (GUESS) | Henna | India | Justmeans | Social Entrepreneurship | Social investment | Venture Philanthropy | WHO

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