From potato eaters to world leaders in agriculture

Matching sheer ingenuity with technological prowess, the Netherlands (pop: 17 millions; about the size of Haryana state in India) today is one of the world’s most agriculturally productive countries, feeding people across the globe from its meager land area. Photo credit: Raj Ganguly Van Gogh’s famous painting of Potato Eaters depicts a family of poor peasants seated around a dinner table eating ...