Changing Contours of Indian Agriculture: Investment, Income and Non-Farm Employment (Hardcover)

Changing Contours of Indian Agriculture: Investment, Income and Non-Farm Employment By Seema Bathla (Editor), Amaresh Dubey (Editor) Cover Image
By Seema Bathla (Editor), Amaresh Dubey (Editor)
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This book presents an extensive study on India's agricultural and nonfarm sectors, examining prices, investments and policies, and suggesting various essential technological changes. It offers appropriate financial, institutional, and policy frameworks that can help to sustain agricultural growth and augment farmers' incomes across geographical locations. Further, it addresses agricultural growth and rural poverty reduction through multiple pathways that also tackle varied geographical locations, making it a highly useful guide to understanding the changing contours in agriculture and rural areas across the country and among rural households with various social and economic backgrounds.

About the Author


Seema Bathla is a professor at the Centre for the Study of Regional Development (CSRD), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Before joining the JNU, she worked at the Institute of Economic Growth, The Energy Research Institute and Delhi University. She obtained her M.Phil. from the Delhi School of Economics and Ph.D. from the JNU. She has 25 years of work experience and published three books (two co-authored) and more than 40 research articles in refereed national and international journals and opinion pieces in national newspapers. Having keen interest in agricultural issues, she has carried out several research studies and undertaken assignments for the World Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), NCAER and WWF-India. She received the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for Outstanding Post-Graduate Agricultural Research from the Indian Council of Agriculture Research, New Delhi in 2008. She is also the recipient of the Dr. R.T. Doshi award for the best paper published in the Agricultural Economics Research Review in 2014 and 2015.Amaresh Dubey is a professor at the Centre for the Study of Regional Development (CSRD), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He has over 28 years of teaching and research experience. Before joining the JNU in 2008, he taught economics at the North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong and was a senior fellow at the National Council of Applied Economic Research, New Delhi. His publications include four co-authored and co-edited books, over 60 articles and papers in international and national refereed journals and edited volumes, 34 research project reports and commissioned policy papers, as well as numerous opinion pieces in national newspapers. He has visited several universities and institutes in India and abroad to deliver lectures and seminars, in addition to over a hundred invited presentations at international and national seminars and conferences over the last few years. He has been a member of different academic and executive bodies at the JNU and other universities and institutes, and a member of several central and state government committees and other statutory bodies.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789811060137
ISBN-10: 9811060134
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: November 6th, 2017
Pages: 242
Language: English