A few key items in the 209-page document are enough to reveal the sordid picture. Almost every important graph on the excel sheet is in sharp decline, reflecting disarray in city administration and the pulls and pressures that have prevented it from meeting even the basic needs of the city’s residents.
Internet-based farm-to-doorstep networks are not new forms of agricultural distribution. Although on a very limited scale, they have proved to be a balm for farmers, at least for the moment. One can only hope that such a model can be scaled up to include more beneficiaries, both on the supply and demand side.