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Thousands of Indian farmers’ livelihoods threatened

By Tue, Mar 08, 2011 6:34PM UTC 17 Comments

Fifteen thousand Indian farmers could lose their livelihood if a proposed multi-billion dollar South Korean steel plant project goes ahead later this month. POSCO, the steel giant, is currently on course for the $12 billion operation which could see around 4,000 hectares of coastal land cleared in the Jagatsinghpur district, in the Indian state of Orissa....