Friday, June 22, 2018
Food and Agriculture

Food and Agriculture

Food Insecurity and Marginalisation of the Rural Poor

The marginalisation of rural poor on the basis of food has been a long standing fault in the developmental agenda of rural policy management....

Food Security: A Ticking Time Bomb

One of the biggest security threat modern India faces is food security. Factories may contribute to national GDP and employment but cannot produce food. In...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Farmer Suicides in India

In the last 20 years, if one considers the ‘recorded figure’, around 3 lakh farmers have committed suicides. Firstly these numbers are just the one...

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...

Climate change and food security

According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations, India is home to nearly 195 million hungry people and the problem of...

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