India

India, it is often said is not a country but a continent, with an enormous variety and diversity which few places on earth can rival. As the world's second most populous country after China, it has the distinction of being the world's largest democracy, but with the sizable obstacles of poverty and inequality yet to be overcome. India is also at the fulcrum of major challenges to globalization - especially in the arenas of genetically modified foods and sustainable development.


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