Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Food and Agriculture

Food and Agriculture

Food Security: A ticking Time Bomb – Part 2

The first part of this series demonstrated the food security crisis India may face in the coming years and decades. The second part outlines a...

Need and approaches for bead threading of large number of small...

About 70 per cent of India’s population thrives in villages with about 52 per cent of the workforce engaged in agriculture, 82 per cent...

Meeting the nutrition gap & income deficit at one go –...

India’s agriculture has made great headways since its independence. Over 70 percent of India’s population is rural and majority of this population relies on...

Where do we stand for ‘farmers income’?

The present government's agrarian policies have inspired the whole spectrum of people - the farmers, researchers, policy makers and other stakeholders, and of course,...

Silver Lining from Consecutive Droughts – State Governments Reviving Traditional Water...

Indian agriculture is heavily dependent on the monsoon rains, with nearly two third of the total area under cultivation not supported by credible irrigation...

Empowering Agrarian Women in India

“I have done seasonal labour for many years now. I have looked after the house  and my husband and children. Of what use has...

Food capitalism and consequences of hunger among the rural poor

In the context of the agrarian crisis in India, imbalanced market policies have forced a major portion of rural population to shift away the...

NAM: Will it be a game changer in agricultural trading?

Stabilising food inflation has emerged as a major challenge for emerging economies, including India, in the past decade. During 2006 to 2014, India experienced...

Revamping MGNREGA: a possibility?

A closer analysis of the Draft New Education Policy and the MGNREGA brings tells us that by applying a combined approach of “Employment” and...

Do we have more land for agriculture?

A question that capture attention of different economic agents and decision makers, in an agrarian country like India, is - "Do we have more...

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