Due to the demonetisation of currency and recall of the currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 denominations announced by the government there was some panic in the…
Improving Competitiveness in Agri-commodity Markets – Part 3: Recommendations for Policy and Market Framework
How can policy enable competitive agri-commodity markets thereby also improving the conditions and incentives for farmers and others?
This post is part 2 of a three-part series, and depicts the legislative and policy backdrop to agri-commodity markets in India
The Indian farmer might earn only INR 30 a day, but there are many of him. According to the 2001 census, the Indian agriculture sector employs about 60 percent…
The Task Force on Credit Related Issues of Farmers, chaired by Umesh Chandra Sarangi, in its report submitted to the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India,
In India, rice and wheat comprise 70 percent of agricultural produce by area, but less than 25 percent by value.
Agriculture incomes in India are volatile because of a number of unforeseen factors, such as weather, disease/pest infestations and/or market conditions.
What does it mean to be a farmer in Kurnool (a district in Andhra Pradesh)? One part of the district grows commercial crops such as sunflower and tobacco while…
Considered alone, development, finance and management is each a vast field, albeit with substantial overlaps among them.
What would it take to foster a measurable increase in the availability of agriculture finance to small and medium farmers?