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Easing the burden


India was among the earliest countries to produce sugar from sugarcane. Today, growing sugarcane remains a vital source of income for people across this vast land. Traditionally, the work is hard, labor-intensive and done mainly by women. In recent times, though, they have received a helping hand from a specialist sugar institute, which teaches them smart farming techniques to increase sugar yields and ease their backbreaking labor.

For a taste of something sweet, check out "Sweet Planet" co-produced by CGTN and Insight TV.

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