Thought Starters


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…

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…

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A toxic combination of outdated narratives and fallacious assumptions.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..!

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…

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…

village

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…

village

Everything you know about Indian Agriculture is…

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