8 edition of Agricultural Diversification and Smallholders in South Asia found in the catalog.
April 1, 2007
by Academic Foundation
Written in English
|Contributions||P. K. Joshi (Editor), Ashok Gulati (Editor), Ralph Cummings (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||624|
Towards accelerated agricultural diversification and greater participation of smallholders. Book chapterIFPRI-5; Theme 11; Subtheme ; The future of smallholder farmingNDO; MTIDP SRI LANKA, Smallholders; South Asia; Agricultural diversification; High value agriculture; Vertical integration. Publisher. AFRICA AGRICULTURE STATUS REPORT v This Report delves more deeply than most into some of the desired policy interventions for achieving an inclusive transformation. It highlights the need for a more holistic and multisectoral approach to the problem, and that builds on partnerships between the public and private sectors. And thisFile Size: 6MB.
Downloadable! As stress on Indian agriculture increases because of several reasons, such as continuous fragmentation of landholdings and climate change, there is a serious threat to livelihood based on farming. This is particularly true for small farmers. Growing rural populations and constrained employment opportunities in the nonfarm sector have caused subdivision of . Birthal, P S and Joshi, P K and Gulati, A () Vertical Coordination in High-Value Food Commodities. In: Agricultural diversification and smallholders in South Asia. International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA, pp. ISBN
In this context, crop diversification into high-value crops (HVCs) can be a possible strategy to improve livelihood. Using data from a nationally representative survey, we establish that households diversifying toward HVCs are less likely to . Smallholder-friendly messages, albeit not always translated into action, returned strongly to the development agenda over a decade ago. Smallholders’ livelihoods encompass social and economic realities outside agriculture, however, providing opportunities as well as challenges for the smallholder model. While smallholders continue to straddle the farm and non-farm sectors, .
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Get this from a library. Agricultural diversification and smallholders in South Asia. [P K Joshi; Ashok Gulati; Ralph Waldo Cummings; Academic Foundation (New Delhi, India);] -- Contributed articles at two workshops.
The real challenge is how to grab these opportunities to alleviate poverty and improve quality of life, particularly for smallholders. This book, Comprising contributions by experts from various countries, the book provides a range of information, analysis, and the beginnings of pathways to accelerate agricultural diversification and facilitate.
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Agricultural performance in South Asia is improving over time. The annual com pound growth rate of agriculture was % duri ng s as against % in s. Book: Diversification and smallholders in South Asia pp pp. There are country specific case studies dwelling on the nature and speed of agricultural diversification, key impediments and also successful institutional models that link producers with agri-business.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Diversification Industry Dynamism And Economic Performance. About the book 29 2. Policy approaches and theoretical considerations 35 Changing policies: from market systems to value chains 35 Theoretical approaches to households, markets, and marketing for the poor 42 Transaction costs 45 Households and livelihoods 48 Value chain thinking 53 3.
Financial services for agricultural smallholders 65File Size: 3MB. Diversification is an important means of climate change adaptation because it helps to spread the risk of climatic variability in damaging livelihoods.
First, a distinction should be made between agricultural diversification and livelihood diversification (Thornton and Lipper, ). Agricultural diversification means adding plant varieties and. Ashok Gulati (born 11 May ) is an Indian agricultural economist and a former chairman of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP), the advisory body of the Government of India on food supplies and pricing policies.
Gulati was instrumental in the hiking the minimum support price of several food grains. Currently he is Infosys chair professor for Agriculture at Awards: Padma Shri. Dorjee, K.S.
Broca, and P. Pingali (), “Diversification in South Asian Agriculture: Trends and Constraints”, In International Workshop in Agricultural Diversification in South Asia, MoB-NCAP-IFPRI, Paro.
Dwarkanath, H.D. (), “Emerging Agrarian Policies and Programme. The international community and national agricultural research systems (NARS) recognize the importance of supporting smallholders in order to reduce poverty and promote the food security status of some of the most vulnerable groups in the world.
South Asia has the largest food-insecure population in the world, and in several farming systems in the region, Cited by: 8. Agriculture, Diversification, and Gender in Rural Africa Longitudinal Perspectives from Six Countries Edited by Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt, Fred Mawunyo Dzanku, and Aida Cuthbert Isinika.
Uses a unique dataset following smallholders across six countries; Benefits from a cross-country comparative approach. PDF | On Jan 1,Weerahewa. and others published Agricultural Diversification in Sri Lanka. | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.
The book is important for three additional reasons: First, the agricultural sector in India is now growing more slowly than it should. In the words of the author, farmers are facing second-generation problems of the Green Revolution: declining soil health, loss of soil organic carbon, ground and surface water pollution, water stress, increased Author: Ralph W.
CummingsJr. Smallholder Agriculture and Market Participation discusses the evolution of policies for smallholder development, including the role of value chains. Poor farmers face steep barriers to participation in different types of markets, including the lack of financing, and the unwillingness of commercial finance organizations to lend to remote.
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The book addresses some of the key strategic agricultural policy questions on major contemporary .SOUTH ASIA REGIONAL SETTING Characteristics of the region. South Asia, as defined in this book, comprises eight countries including Afghanistan1. Agriculture accounts for a significant part of GDP throughout the region, and has grown at a remarkable overall rate during the past 30 years as a consequence of the Green Revolution.The book also suggests policy measures to improve the delivery of critical inputs and services and ensure the participation of marginal and smallholders in high-value chains.
Further, it discusses how the new federal system and governance structure will affect the delivery of agricultural technology and services.