An Act to provide for improved production and marketing of agricultural produce and/or livestock and/or its product through holistic contract farming and to facilitate the contracting parties to develop mutually beneficial and efficient contract farming system, and also promote services contract, by putting in place a friendly and effective inst
Demand for organic basmati rice (OBR), both at home and abroad, coupled with policy reforms in India have given rise to contract farming (CF) production in that nation. OBR production, however, is highly susceptible to weather and pest risks.
The report analyzes the changing tripartite constellations between South African black smallholders, the pre- and post-apartheid state, and the country’s large-scale agribusiness and irrigation industry.
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.
An Act to provide for improved production and marketing of agricultural produce, livestock and its product through holistic contract farming and to facilitate the contracting parties to develop mutually beneficial an efficient contract farming system by putting in place a friendly and effective institutional mechanism and conducive regulatory an
The paper presents empirical evidence from ADBI studies which outlines the positive contributions of organic agriculture in fostering gender equality and in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
The fourth volume of the Report of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Income (DFI) examines the status and reforms needed in the agricultural marketing system. A clear differentiation is proposed between the system that facilitates marketing of agricultural produce and the modes to connect the produce to markets.
This publication seeks to illustrate some conflicting issues in the field of food and nutrition in Asia. The contributions from across the continent highlight a selection of fields, where political action is needed to ensure that there is enough food on people's plate, which is also healthy and nutritious.
Africa is one of the regions in the world most affected by food price volatilities and production variability. Spiking and volatile food prices have created uncertainty and risks for producers, traders and processors, resulting in increased food insecurity for consumers.
The New Economic Development Policy, which addresses the problem of unproductive farming practices, and finding ways to augment the income of the common people thus placing Mizoram in the economic boom map in India, will also be an effective instrument affectionately to be titled the Mizoram Economic Exodus which frees the Mizo people from pover