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The future of Indian agriculture : technology and institutions /
editors, Nilabja Ghosh and C.S.C. Sekhar.
imprint
New Delhi : Academic Foundation in association with Institute of Economic Growth, 2013.
description
263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
817188976X, 9788171889761
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imprint
New Delhi : Academic Foundation in association with Institute of Economic Growth, 2013.
isbn
817188976X
9788171889761
general note
Based on a conference held at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, 23-24 September 2008.
catalogue key
9533914
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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"A compelling tour de force of the spectrum of issues confronting Indian agriculture from the perspectives of efficiency, equity, and sustainability. It is sure to be a valuable resource for students, researchers, and professionals for a long time to come." Kanchan Chopra, former director and professor, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi
"Among others, the volume throws new light on the two binding constraints on further growth of Indian agriculturetechnological fatigue and challenges in agricultural marketing." C. H. Hanumantha Rao Hon, professor, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, and chancellor, University of Hyderabad
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The last decade and a half has been marked by deceleration in India's agricultural growth, agrarian crisis and food and livelihood security issues, and this book provides an insightful analysis of the various dimensions of these problems. The authors and panelists, of national and international repute, have provided a rich analysis of all the major aspects of this issuetechnology, markets, natural resources, climate change, institutions, and policy framework. The book should be immensely useful to researchers, scholars, policymakers, and all those interested in Indian agriculture. Contributors include Yogesh Bhatt, Sangeeta Chakravarty, Ramesh Chand, S. Galab, Nilabja Ghosh, Danish A. Hashim, K. S. Kavi Kumar, N. Chandrasekhara Rao, P. Prudhvikar Reddy, E. Revathi, C. S. C Sekhar, Arjun Sengupta, Nirmal Sengupta, V. Shunmugam, Sukhpal Singh, and Vijay S. Vyas.

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