To anyone else, the patches of poplar and eucalyptus trees that dot the flat, green landscape of Indri are just added greenery.
But to farmer Chaudhry Sukhvir Singh, the trees are a fixed deposit.
“The biggest benefit is that I can plant these trees and then earn other income on the side. It’s like money being put in the bank. Anytime I need money for anything, I can cut these down and get my work done,” Singh said as he removed weeds near a young sapling.
In a few years, …
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