The moment an adivasi in the remotest village plants tea or coffee, he is connected with the market in London. He has no choice. He is already living in the global economy. The issue is how to help him understand the global economy because if he cant understand the mainstream, he is going to be at a terrible loss in a few years time. If they are to survive and benefit from the present economic trends, it is essential that they first understand them.
B Ramdas, Co-founder and Managing Trustee
Viswa Bharati Vidyodaya Trust, Gudalur
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Date Visited: Tue Jul 12 2011
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