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A full circle – unfinished agenda of institutional reforms in Indian agriculture

Small and marginal producers make up 85% of India’s agricultural sector. Among the major challenges they face are disadvantages with relation to accessing inputs, credit and markets resulting from poor bargaining power and scale.  Institutions such as cooperatives, local governing…

A Good Shock: Discovering Soil Health – a Farmer’s Perspective

Having been a farmer or living on a farm for most of my life, without having come across the concept of Soil Health and sustainable soil practices came as a bit of a shock to me – good shock and…

Changing Food Systems for Improved Health: Seeking Win-Wins

Food systems have much greater impact on our health and wellbeing than they are getting credit for by the popular press and in the general debate. In spite of economically well-functioning food systems, nutrition-related health problems are huge both in…