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Contract farming system in Thailand
Thailand is one of the pioneers in contract farming in Asia. The Thai state has actively promoted this mechanism of agricultural production and marketing coordination since the mid-1980s. This paper examines the nature ...
Towards institutionalizing sustainable agriculture in India as a response to climate change: preparations needed for COP15
(Agricultural Situation in India, 2009-01-28)
Agricultural activities are considered to simultaneously contribute to and suffer from the process of climatic change. Existing literature suggests the effects on both counts to be much higher in developing countries than ...
Productivity of rural credit: a review of issues and some recent literature
(International Journal of Rural Management, 2007-11-11)
The policy intervention in agriculture has been credit driven. This is even more pronounced in the recent interventions made by the State in the package announced for distressed farmers, in doubling agricultural credit, ...
Small farmers: an endangered species
The average size of farm holdings in India was 1.57 hectares in 1990-91. Nearly 60 per cent of them constituting 63 million farming families owned less than one hectare of land. Another 20 million families owned less than ...
Competitiveness of Indian coconut under WTO regime