INDIA: Coconut farmers tap toddy from trees in protest of poor returns
Protesting over the drop in their crop prices, coconut farmers are now embarking on a novel way to boost their incomes; "tapping toddy" from the trees. The practise is technically illegal, but the Farmers Relief Forum explained that on the 20 February, Kerala farmers would be tapping toddy as part of their "total rights declaration." The practise will form the start of a campaign to boost awareness about the effects of trade unions.
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