Lockdown Cuts Rural Areas Spending On Food: Report

by GoNews Desk May 27, 2020 • 06:02 PM Views 893

25% of people are struggling with food shortages in rural areas while 16% have changed their eating habits, as per a report by Development Alternatives after surveying 30 villages in Bundelkhand. The report states that 70% of them have either lost their employment in the villages or it has decreased. About 22% are not able to harvest their crops in rural areas due to lack of daily wage labourers and more than 12% are not able to take their crops to the market due to the lack of transport