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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
WTO and agricultural marketing
Crisis and diversification in Punjab agriculture : role of state and agribusiness
The farming crisis in post-green revolution Punjab has assumed serious proportions, manifested in suicides by a large number of farmers. This paper examines the nature and magnitude of crisis in the farm sector in the ...
Grassroots innovations for survival
Although participation is much discussed, poor people rarely get the opportunity to develop their own agenda and vision or set terms for the involvement of outsiders. The entire participatory paradigm illustrates that ...
Agriculture insurance in India: scope for participation of private insurers?
Government-run crop yield insurance scheme, procurement at minimum support prices and calamity relief funds are the major instruments being used to protect the Indian farmer from agricultural variability. The proposed ...