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Food security, commercialization of Indian agriculture, and technological options
(eSS Occasional Papers, 2008-11-11)
Those who cannot afford to eat in ways acceptable to society, who find food shopping stressful or potentially humiliating experience because they might have insufficient money, whose children cannot have a packed lunch ...
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.
Post-green revolution agro-entrepreneurship among capitalist farmers in Indian Punjab and Andhra Pradesh
(Journal of Entrepreneurship, 2013)
Indian agriculture has undergone substantial changes due to the phenomenon of Green Revolution of the 1960s and the 1970s resulting in accumulation of agrarian surpluses in many regions. This article examines the conversion ...
Fresh food retail chains and traditional fruit and vegetable retailers in India
There are growing concerns about the likely adverse impacts of recently permitted FDI in retail sector including food, on traditional retailers. This article profiles the traditional fruit and vegetable (F&V) retailers in ...
The practice of contract farming in India: making it inclusive and effective
(Food Chain, 2013)
Agricultural marketing reforms are central to changing the agricultural/agribusiness sector. The Amended APMC Act in India, which permitted contract farming, direct purchase from farmers, and setting up of private wholesale ...
GM crops and global agri trade
(Economic & Political Weekly, 2014)
The cultivation of genetically modified crops, especially food crops, is not just a domestic issue; it has an impact on global food trade as well.
Implication of FDI in food supermarket
This survey of the global and Indian experience with retail supermarkets, against the backdrop of a recent official paper on foreign investment in retail, highlights malpractices due to buying power, employment ...
Indian agriculture: value addition challenge