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Picture of Indian Agriculture

Indian Agriculture

Trends in Food Grains Production

Author(s): Trinadh Nookathoti

Book Description

Population explosions have always pushed India into many deep-rooted socio-economic bottlenecks. India is home to one third of the globe’s poverty-ridden and hunger-prone population, despite the undoubted availability of and access to food grains. This study explores the causes of and solutions to the prevalence of hunger and malnutrition at the grassroots level. Although India’s spending on protecting its boundaries has increased massively, there does not seem to have been as much emphasis on protecting its citizens.

There can be no doubt that food security involves the simultaneous growth in demand and supply of food grains. As such, the book analyses the supply-side background behind the accomplishment of food security. It explores the nature, prospects and challenges ahead for Indian agriculture. Food grain production can be enhanced on a par with increasing demand only when hurdles confronting agriculture are addressed.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-7278-2
ISBN-10: 1-4438-7278-4
Date of Publication: 01/05/2017
Pages / Size: 281 / A5
Price: £64.99
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Biography

Dr Trinadh Nookathoti hails from a rural and agricultural background, and is Assistant Professor of Economics at the Central University of Karnataka, India. He received his Masters of Philosophy and doctorate in Economics from the University of Hyderabad, India. His research explores the impact of social hierarchy, cultural belief systems, and religious dogmas on the overall welfare of society.