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Cover for Reorienting Indian agriculture: challenges and opportunities.

This book covers various aspects of Indian agriculture. It consists of 32 chapters that are presented in 12 parts with the following headings: agricultural scenario; revolutions in agriculture; reorienting agricultural research for innovation; improving productivity and production; harnessing...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book
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Cover for Increasing productivity growth rate in agriculture.

This chapter proposes several strategic actions to accelerate agricultural growth in India, including: increased capital investment in agriculture; supply of growth-oriented inputs at farmers' doorsteps; improvement of field crop productivity; emphasis on rainfed agriculture and a new era approach; ...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategies for scaling innovations for impact on smallholder farmers.

This chapter looks at the need for innovation in Indian agriculture, while also examining past initiatives, relevant experiences abroad, and the enabling environment for innovations. The need for outscaling of innovations in agriculture is then discussed, and some policies are proposed for...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategies for enhancing oilseed production.

This chapter first examines the oilseed production scenario in India across different time periods as well as the demand, import and export scenario. Various issues concerning oilseeds are then discussed, including trade-related policy initiatives, the need for institutional linkages, the...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The growth of the Indian seed sector: challenges and opportunities.

This chapter presents an historical perspective on India's seed sector and the evolution of related policies and legislation. The role of public-private partnerships in the seed sector, the technology-led growth in the seed sector, the seed rolling plan, and the progress made in seeds and planting...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Revitalizing the Indian seed sector.

This chapter presents an overview of the seed production and supply scenario in India and suggests a number of strategies to revitalize the seed sector and hence increase agricultural productivity.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A strategy for doubling farmers' income.

This chapter discusses the rationale behind India's goal to double farmers' income, the trends in farmers' income, and the initiatives by the government to increase farmers' income. A three-pronged strategy for faster agricultural growth to double farmers' income is then suggested. This strategy...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Future challenges and opportunities in agriculture.

This chapter looks at the challenges and opportunities facing Indian agriculture and outlines twelve key suggestions to ensure higher and inclusive agricultural growth.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter