Vani Swarupa Murali
Vani Swarupa Murali is a PhD student at the South Asian Studies Department in the National University of Singapore. Her research focusses on agriculture and agricultural labourers in India.
Global food threats: a chicken and egg story
“Temporary disruptions” carry a long term risk. But unwinding international supply chains could send farmers backward.
Russia-Ukraine: It always comes down to food
War in eastern Europe is devastating the supply of staple goods to distant regions that can least afford it.
India’s hidden Covid crisis
Food security is the unexpected collateral damage in subcontinental pandemic response.
In India and Africa, women farmers lack land rights
Despite significant participation in agriculture, women across both regions face similar obstacles to ownership.
When price hikes pour fuel on the fire
The recent protests in Iran illustrate the cost of ignoring the vulnerability of the poor.
Lessons of globalisation: the vulnerable women of the Nokia factory
A technology giant transformed a small village in India promising jobs, yet at a cost to female workers that lingers.