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International trade and food security: the future of Indian agriculture.

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This book presents recent work on demand and supply projections for food grains and high-value agri-food commodities in India. It projects the implications of policies and trade on farm and non-farm incomes, poverty and income distribution in rural and urban areas. It also looks at the future potential for international trade of agricultural commodities and its implications on food security and po...

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Chapter 5 (Page no: 64)

Indian economic growth and trade agreements: what matters for India and for global markets?

Patterns of economic growth and agreements on international trade both impact the economy, nationally and globally. This chapter compares alternative patterns of economic growth with a bilateral free trade agreement between India and the EU and a multilateral trade agreement in the context of the World Trade Organization (WTO). It is concluded that rising patterns of economic growth in India would be beneficial for the country with gaining importance as a net-exporter of industrial products and a net-importer of services. With respect to agriculture, the net-imports of crop products would increase. Meanwhile, the increasing prices of farm land would lead to intensification in Indian agriculture.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Brouwer, F. Joshi, P. K.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 5) Transformation of Indian agriculture following economic liberalization. Author(s): Kavery Ganguly Pandey, V. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 19) Food consumption pattern and nutritional security among rural households in India: impact of cross-cutting rural employment policies. Author(s): Praduman Kumar Joshi, P. K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 29) Food demand and supply projections to 2030: India. Author(s): Praduman Kumar Joshi, P. K.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 81) India: economic growth and income distribution in rural and urban areas. Author(s): Mythili, G.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 96) Food safety standards for domestic and international markets: the case of dairy. Author(s): Vandeplas, A. Squicciarini, M. P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 115) India's poultry sector: trade prospects. Author(s): Rajesh Mehta Nambiar, R. G. Joshi, P. K.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 124) Employment guarantee programme and income distribution. Author(s): Mythili, G.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 134) India's price support policies and global food prices. Author(s): Meijerink, G. Joshi, P. K.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 150) Biofuel commitments in India and international trade. Author(s): Woltjer, G. Smeets, E.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 163) Input subsidy versus farm technology - which is more important for agricultural development? Author(s): Praduman Kumar Joshi, P. K.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 182) High-value production and poverty: the case of dairy in India. Author(s): Vandeplas, A. Squicciarini, M. P. Swinnen, J. F. M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 192) Changing structure of retail in India: looking beyond price competition. Author(s): Devesh Roy Shwetima Joshi Joshi, P. K. Bhushana Karandikar
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 209) Conclusions and way forward. Author(s): Brouwer, F. Joshi, P. K.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Public Issues Division, LEI Wageningen UR, PO Box 29703, 2502LS The Hague, Netherlands.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2016
  • ISBN
  • 9781780642826
  • Record Number
  • 20163222603