In Nepal, as in many developing countries, male outmigration from rural areas is significant and is rapidly transforming the sending communities.

This study looks at trends in Indian farm wages, analyses their linkage with food prices, and identifies factors which drove their growth in real terms. Employ quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques for this purpose.

The deaths due to accidents have been classified into two broad groups - accidental deaths due to causes attributable to nature and accidental deaths due to causes not attributable to nature.

At least 10,349 persons working in the farm sector ended their lives in 2018, accounting for 7.7 per cent of the total 1,34,516 suicides in the country, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

To lay stress on agriculture development, says Governor

Educationist and author Heramb Kulkarni talks about his report on food, loans, healthcare, migration in rural areas

The role of agricultural productivity on non-farm economies in developing countries remains widely debated in the literature.

The Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has been bringing out a publication on "Agricultural Prices in India" regularly. The present issue is the 33rd in the series. This publication gives information on index numbers of wholesale prices, consumer price index numbers for agricultural labour, wholesale and retail prices and world price statistics of various agricultural commodities for the years 2016 and 2017.

The Pocket Book of Agricultural Statistics begun in 2013 as a quick reference guide for all the essential data relating to agricultural sector. This year's pocket book takes forward the continuous endeavor towards improving ready access to key data on agriculture and allied sector. The pocket book includes updated information on key indicators of agriculture and allied sector. In addition, this has been enriched with the status on various new initiatives of the Government, viz., Soil Health Card Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), micro irrigation, etc.

The thirteenth volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) examines the structural weaknesses and reforms needed in the agricultural system. The discussions in this volume range from recommending reforms in the land policy to declaring a farmer-citizen charter.

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