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  • Revitalizing Indian Agriculture and Boosting Farmer Incomes 

    Gulati, Ashok; Roy, Ranjana; Saini, Shweta (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2021-02-19)
    A large section of the Indian population suffers from poverty and malnourishment, and the agricultural sector has received a lot of attentions in this regard. The sector provides livelihood to 47% of the country’s workforce (Labour Bureau, GOI (2015–2016)); ...
  • Achieving Nutritional Security in India: Vision 2030 

    Jose, Shyma; Gulati, Ashok; Khurana, Kriti (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2020-11-24)
    Globally, there were 809.9 million undernourished people, of which 194.4 million people (24 per cent) were in India in 2016-18. India had around 30.9 per cent (46 millions) of the world’s stunted children under five years of age and 50.9 per cent (25.2 ...
  • Streamlining Food Safety Compliance Ecosystem in India 

    Mehdi, Ali; Tomar, Priyanka; Chaudhry, Divya; Joshi, Pallavi (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2019-06-30)
    Noting interlinkages of food safety with food security, public health, trade, economy, employment and poverty alleviation, the United Nations General Assembly designated June 7th as World Food Safety Day in 2018. On the eve of the first World Food ...
  • Agriculture Extension System in India: Review of Current Status, Trends and the Way Forward 

    Gulati, Ashok; Sharma, Pravesh; Samantara, Anisha; Terway, Prerna (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, 2018-03-30)
    Public spending on agriculture is one of the key policy instruments of the government to promote growth and alleviate poverty in rural areas. Amongst various types of government spending, Agricultural Research and Education (R&E) is found to be one of ...

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