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Cover for Fifty years of the green revolution and beyond.

This chapter reviews the history of the Green Revolution and discusses several lessons learnt regarding the challenges in implementing the Green Revolution technologies and the incomplete reduction of poverty and food insecurity. Indian agricultural research and development beyond the Green...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intensive efforts for food and nutrition security.

This chapter examines the state of food and nutrition security in India and the challenges it faces to improve the situation. Strategies to enhance food and nutrition security are discussed, such as crop germplasm improvement and the use of other innovative technologies in agriculture.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Horticulture for food and nutrition security.

This chapter looks at horticultural development in India and the importance of horticulture for nutritional security and health. Challenges ahead for the horticultural sector are highlighted. The chapter also discusses technological advancements in (i) genetic improvement; (ii) efficient crop...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Linking research with extension for accelerated agricultural growth.

Following an overview of the challenges and opportunities facing agriculture in Asia, this chapter discusses the need to strengthen collaboration and partnerships between research and extension to accelerate agricultural growth. The Indian extension system is presented as an example. Outscaling...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Attracting and retaining youth in agriculture.

This chapter discusses (i) the major challenges in retaining youth in agriculture in developing countries such as India, (ii) the role of youth in agriculture, and (iii) some initiatives to retain youth in agriculture. It is indicated that retaining youth in agriculture requires measures such as...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Revitalizing the Indian agricultural education system.

This chapter looks at the Indian agricultural education system, the changing needs of agricultural education, and some issues constraining the growth of agricultural universities. A number of recommendations are presented to improve the national agricultural education scenario and deliver the...

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