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'Protesting to protect our bread and butter': Farmers at Azad Maidan say MSP, mandis crucial to sustain families
India

'Protesting to protect our bread and butter': Farmers at Azad Maidan say MSP, mandis crucial to sustain families

The farmers protest at Mumbai's Azad Maidan, who have been mobilised under the joint banner of the 'Samyukta Shetkari Kamgar Morcha', is the second of its kind; it comes almost three years after big and small farmers part of the Kisan Long March swept the city in a wave of red and white

Farmers' protests: 3 of 4 members of SC-appointed expert panel have strongly supported agri laws
India

Farmers' protests: 3 of 4 members of SC-appointed expert panel have strongly supported agri laws

The committee appointed by the apex court includes Bhupinder Singh Mann, Anil Ghanwat, Pramod Kumar Joshi and Ashok Gulati

Farm reforms crucial in ushering investment for agri supply chain, improve farm-to-table efficiencies
India

Farm reforms crucial in ushering investment for agri supply chain, improve farm-to-table efficiencies

The laws provide a leg up to many agriculture startups working to digitising parts of the procurement process, provide data-led crop advisory, enhance market linkages and build procurement infrastructure near the farm gate

New farm laws essential for long-term sustainability of agriculture, promoting private participation in farming
India

New farm laws essential for long-term sustainability of agriculture, promoting private participation in farming

The Centre needs to convince the farmers of the short and long-term benefits of these new laws, and ensure that reforms in the agriculture sector are here to stay

Centre's new farm laws are bold steps that can bring about structural change in Indian agriculture
India

Centre's new farm laws are bold steps that can bring about structural change in Indian agriculture

The present system of agricultural procurement has outlived its utility, is inequitable, and lacks dynamism

Supply chain inefficiencies must be fixed to bring agri-reform benefits to all farmers, says ex-Karnataka price commission chief
India

Supply chain inefficiencies must be fixed to bring agri-reform benefits to all farmers, says ex-Karnataka price commission chief

While APMCs in Karnataka have flaws, one should not use that as an excuse to advocate a total death knell to the APMC system, said Dr Prakash Kammardi

Budget 2020: Unless Centre gets states to enact model laws, farm investment and incomes cannot rise
Business

Budget 2020: Unless Centre gets states to enact model laws, farm investment and incomes cannot rise

Next year’s budgeted outlay for agriculture is 32 percent higher than the revised estimates but just three percent more than the Budget estimate of this year.

Contract farming isn't a new idea, but govt needs to incentivise its spread across India
Business

Contract farming isn't a new idea, but govt needs to incentivise its spread across India

Like so many good ideas in India, contract farming is also one which has existed, thrived, and made its mark

Govt plans to incentivise contract farming: Centre should encourage large firms to be part of plan; decision will bring transparency of purchases and sales
Business

Govt plans to incentivise contract farming: Centre should encourage large firms to be part of plan; decision will bring transparency of purchases and sales

At one level, contract farming is like any other contract to purchase goods of a quality and quantity within a specified time period

Gujarat govt offers to play the umpire; suggests PepsiCo India make it a party to contracts with potato farmers
Business

Gujarat govt offers to play the umpire; suggests PepsiCo India make it a party to contracts with potato farmers

Realising it was losing the battle of perceptions, PepsiCo accepted the face-saver of a negotiated settlement which the Gujarat government offered.

Exclusive: Ahead of Budget, here's a glimpse of what PM Modi may have planned for farmers
World

Exclusive: Ahead of Budget, here's a glimpse of what PM Modi may have planned for farmers

The measures suggested this time are intriguing because India has never adopted such a path since independence to reshape agricultural policy.

Retail FDI: do we need more Amuls or Walmart?
India

Retail FDI: do we need more Amuls or Walmart?

Agricultural analyst Devinder Sharma says FDI in retail is not likely to bring any benefit to the Indian farmer.