Milk cans and children stand in the doorway of a dairy cooperative outside Karnal, Haryana, India (photo credit: ILRI/Jules Mateo).
PART 4: Building better brands and lives through peri-urban dairying and smart crop-dairy farming
By Susan MacMillan and Jules Mateo, of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
A journey to India by staff of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in March 2016 started in the city of Karnal, in the prosperous northern state of Haryana.
On the way
On our way to visit a village on the outskirts of Karnal, in Haryana, India, we passed several sights that told their own story. A kind of pious family food production, it appeared, constituted the very fabric of this place.