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  • Krishi Vasant And Asia-Africa Agribusiness Summit

    March 15, 2014 1:38 pm Published by

    There has indeed been an inordinate delay in resuming the column after a gap of nearly five months. There are of course several justifications on why this happened—but the counter factual is equally true. That one was busy with restructuring... View Article

  • Importance of India-ASEAN Agriculture Dialogue

    November 16, 2013 12:42 pm Published by

    Last week was spent in Kuala Lumpur—the magnificent capital of Malaysia—with its impressive urban infrastructure—mueseums, galleries, convention centres and the iconic Petronas Twin Towers—among the tallest buildings of the world—and certainly the tallest twin tower. The occasion was India’s dialogue... View Article

  • Sweet Transactions!

    September 21, 2013 1:01 pm Published by

    Sugar is sweet, but sugarcane growers are often bitter about the long queues at sugarcane factories, disputes about quantity and quality and uncertainty about the norms of payment. Motorists and other highway users also dread the ‘crushing season’ when all... View Article

  • Forecast

    August 3, 2013 4:27 pm Published by

    Week Beginning On July 27, 2013 Aries March 21 to April 20 If you are not able to take your own decisions, it is because you are hearing to all suggestions and trying to implement them. Normally it is not... View Article

  • Future Of Indian Agriculture!

    August 3, 2013 3:52 pm Published by

    At the recent launch (July 5) of Prof YK Alagh’s book on The Future of Indian Agriculture published by the National Book Trust, almost everyone connected with the world of agricultural economics, planning, administration, research and policy was present, and... View Article

  • Reflections On Food Security Bill

    July 6, 2013 12:55 pm Published by

    Now that the ordinance on the Food Security Bill has been deferred, and is likely to face the parliamentary scrutiny, it is time to reflect on the key provisions of the Bill, and its long-term implications not just on access... View Article

  • The Competition Crew Is Coming!

    June 22, 2013 4:49 pm Published by

    What do India, the Philippines, Ghana and Zambia have in common especially in the domain of staple food and public transport? Well, in the first cursory look nothing much at all. This could just be a random juxtapose because the... View Article

  • Farmers As Owners

    June 8, 2013 11:23 am Published by

    This is a success story all the way from the vales and hills of four districts of Uttarakhand where a remarkable partnership between a social investor, a technology provider, an Indian voluntary organisation led to the creation of a value... View Article

  • The Future Of Onions

    May 25, 2013 5:21 pm Published by

    Agro-watch is back. This time with onions and the steps that can be taken to ensure that price volatility remains within an accepted range. Readers may recall that after the sudden spike in the prices of onions in January 2011,... View Article

  • From the Conference Room at Rue Eiffel Tower

    May 4, 2013 2:50 pm Published by

    This column is being typed in the UIC conference Hall (which belongs to the International Union of Railways) and has a splendid view of the iconic motif of Paris—the Eiffel Tower. Paris is known for so many landmarks the Champs... View Article