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The State of Indian Agriculture
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The State of Indian Agriculture
Agricultural Productivity, Food Security and Climate Change

  • Sanjeev Kumar - Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Lucknow


August 2020 | 300 pages | SAGE India
Agriculture is a major source of rural employment and plays a crucial role in the economic development of India. The State of Indian Agriculture examines the present scenario of Indian agriculture and studies the trends at national as well as state level. The overall objective of the book is to analyze the impact of climate change on Indian agriculture and its implications for food security. The book recommends strategies to enhance productivity and the adoption of climate-smart practices to promote sustainable agriculture, thereby ensuring food security in India. It argues that there is an urgent need for a holistic and strategic approach to mitigate the challenges of climate change. 
 
Foreword
 
Preface
 
Acknowledgements
 
Introduction
 
Overview of Indian Agriculture
 
Past Inferences on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate
 
Research Methods and Techniques for the Analysis
 
Agro-Climatic Zones and Trends of Climatic Variables in India
 
Indian Agriculture and Climate Change: A National Level Analysis
 
Trends of Food Security and Its Components at National Level
 
Food Security and Climate Change: A National Level Analysis
 
Performance of Indian Agriculture at State Level
 
State Level Trends of Food Security and Its Components
 
Agricultural Productivity, Food Security and Climate Change: A State Level Analysis
 
Concluding Synthesis
 
References
 
Index
 
References
 
Index

Sanjeev Kumar

Sanjeev Kumar is working in the Department of Economics, University of Lucknow. He was previously working at Dyal Singh College (DSC), University of Delhi. He obtained his doctorate (Ph.D) in Economics from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut. He also qualified UGC NET-JRF and SLET and was awarded junior and senior research fellowship from University Grants Commission, New Delhi, for his doctoral work. He has published several books and research papers in refereed journals and has done more than six major research projects from ICSSR, MHRD, NIAP-ICAR and Delhi University. His research interests are in the field of agricultural and... More About Author

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