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Engineering the agriculture in Kutch: Fodder Factory -1
This paper discusses the concept of controlled environment agriculture which may be necessary to bring arid areas like Kutch under production.
Crop, Conservation, Creativity and Collaboration
Participatory plant breeding has attracted lot of attention in the recent past. However, most of the time, farmers’ involvement has been restricted to selections from the material generated by plant breeders as a part of ...
Indigenous Knowledge and Innovations for Managing Resources, Institutions and Technologies Sustainably: A Case of Agriculture, Medicinal Plants and Biotechnology
Communities living close to nature invariably evolve a language to understand and interpret the variations and discontinuities in nature. A flower of new colour, an unusually tall plant, an unseasonal germination or an ...
Process, People, Power and Conflict: Some Lessons from a Participatory Policy Process in Andhra Pradesh, India
A large body of empirical literature highlights the need for stakeholder participation within the context of policy change and democratic governance. This makes intuitive sense and may appear to be a straightforward process ...
Corporate Farming in India: Is it Must for Agricultural Development?
Indian agriculture is under policy reforms for some time now. One of the issues it faces is that of lack of viability of smaliholdings and lack of international competitiveness of its produce. In this regard, new initiatives ...
Catalysing Indian agriculture
This somewhat non-technical and brief paper synthesizes the literature on what to catalyse for the Strategy for agriculture and how to accomplish this strategy through public policies for government expenditure, reorganization ...
Study of organic food world market, market research to study the consumer behaviour, branding and marketing strategy for companies in the organic food market
(Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, 2000-02)
Producer companies as new generation cooperatives
(Economic and Political Weekly, 2008-11-11)
Traditional cooperatives have been unsuccessful in linking small farmers to the global market. Can the development of producer companies as new generation cooperatives turn out to be different.
Indian agriculture: value addition challenge
Mandated negotiations on agriculture