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Crisis in pulses sector: way forward for better policies

The paper is intended to spread the knowledge on why there is high prices of pulses over a long period of time, compared to rice and wheat. What steps are needed to increase pulses production which are affordable for common man, By A Amarender Reddy, Principal Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

Agriculture Article: IAAE on Re-visiting Agriculture Policies

Inter-Conference Symposium of International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) on Re-visiting Agriculture Policies in the Light of Globalisation Experience: The Indian Context

The history of green revolution in India indicates that the farmers have capabilities to accelerate farm output with the available resources, if the government’s policies are favourable as they were in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.The 1990s have witnessed a significant shift in the macroeconomic policy environment around the globe including in India. Vacillation in policies on farm subsidies, market reforms, liberalisation of farm input sector, trade liberalisation, etc. are some of the policy changes after mid-1990s.

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