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Coconut Pickers

A coconut inside the warehouse of the Lomond Plantation. Coorg, India

A coconut inside the warehouse of the Lomond Plantation. Coorg, India

I just finished reporting a story about the shortage of climbers in Kerala’s coconut industry. The state government is sponsoring a competition to invent a mechanical coconut picker that will solve the labor crisis. A radio version of the story will air on The World, a show co-produced by Public Radio International, WGBH in Boston, and the BBC World Service. I want to write a print piece as well. Know any newspaper or magazine that might be interested? I plan on returning to Kerala to produce a documentary on the subject soon.

UPDATE: The story aired March 3rd, 2010 on The World.

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On The Road

Somewhere between Mysore and Bangalore, India

Somewhere between Mysore and Bangalore, India


Home: In India

Bhanu (left), Sathya (center), Devi Lal Bahadur

Bhanu (left), Sathya (center), Devi Lal Bahadur. Chennai, India