Thought Starters


Organic Agriculture vs Inclusive Agriculture

Here is a single slide policy advocacy paper with strong facts on two most debated methods of agriculture (organic and inclusive)…….

India – Population growth vs Agri. production growth

Indian agriculture is no more population driven; it is consumption driven. Indian farmers are multi-skilled, and our small farms are multifunctional. India ranks…….

Pesticide Use Efficiency. A contemporary approach

Here is a contemporary analysis ranking country on pesticide use efficiency……….

Banana. Global leader is absent in the global…..

India is the largest producer of many agrl. commodities but there is a lack of food processing industry and its exports…..

Monsoon and Indian Agriculture

This slide gives exciting insights on monsoon and its relation with Indian agriculture…….!

Doubling farmers income requires increasing……

To double Indian farmers income marketing Indian agricultural commodities must receive priority attention…….

Understanding Carcinogens. Substance…..

Sweet facts about honey that environmental……

Work force engaged in Indian Agriculture.

It is socially fashionable to lament about Indian agriculture based on recycled secondary information. A deeply entrenched belief still doing rounds is that >60% work force…….

Share of organic products in India’s agricultural……..

India’s manufacturing lags behind agricultural sector.

The economic significance of manufacturing sector comes from its “multiplier effect”. Domestic manufacturing sector’s output…

Is there cancer catastrophe in India?

We have all read, rather repeatedly, in the media that there is a cancer catastrophe in India especially in Punjab on account of intensive agriculture that requires use of…

Carcinogens. What does WHO listing show?

International Agency for Research on Cancer (an organ of WHO) lists certain natural products, foods and chemicals as having cancer causing potential…

World Chemical Sales – The Changed Dynamics

In 2008, the world chemical sale was €2000 bn. It increased to €3347 bn by 2018..! In 2008, the EU had a share of 26.5 in the world chemical sale and China’s…

Pepper. Brazil beats
India

The name pepper comes from Sanskrit pippali, meaning berry. Vasco de Gama discovered sea-spice route to India in 1498 mainly to procure pepper…

CO2 Impact on Agricultural Production

Triggering a 180 degree transformative thinking about agriculture is indeed the intended purpose of this website. There is a huge ongoing debate on…

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How do we ensure rural prosperity?

Seventy percent of Indias population is rural, and contributes about 50 percent of Indias GDP. Agriculture is the biggest private enterprise in India…

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Everything you know about Indian Agriculture is…

Contrary to popular perception, Indias agriculture sector has been outperforming the much-discussed services and manufacturing sectors…

What ails Indian agriculture?

A toxic combination of outdated narratives and fallacious assumptions. In the minds of many, everything else has changed except Indian agriculture..!