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Cover for Agriculture for achieving sustainable development goals.

This chapter examines India's adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how it plans to meet those targets. Recent government initiatives, particularly in the agricultural sector, are highlighted. Also discussed are the indicators for achieving the SDGs, the need for new technologies ...

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 Empowering farmers through innovative extension systems.

This chapter focuses on the need to reorient the agricultural extension system in India towards a "farmer first" approach, while considering the challenge of involving youth in agriculture, the role of new institutional mechanisms and the use of ICT for knowledge dissemination. A road map for an...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Change we must - but change is difficult.

This chapter identifies some 'uncommon opportunities' that can be harnessed in Indian agriculture and discusses four major areas where change is needed to harness those opportunities. The four areas are: institutional change; organizational change; change in the research portfolio; and change in...

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