ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Covering Up Bhopal

December 7, 1985 the average Chinese consumed 1.4 kg of edible oil. 5 kg of fish and 7.7 kg of meat, between one-half and onethird the nutritional requirements. The picture that emerges, therefore, is that despite a massive attempt to divert human and financial resources to the countryside, development and environ- ment haven't reinforced each other sufficiently Smil does make it clear that the living standards in villages are better than they ever were:

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