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Cover for Environmental and health standards in the dairy sectors of the EU, the US and New Zealand.

This chapter discusses the environmental compliance costs issues in the dairy sector of the European Union, and the implications of those issues for farm level and external competitiveness between the EU and the USA and New Zealand. The impact of compliance to standards on production costs in the...

Author(s)
Bezlepkina, I.; Jongeneel, R.; Brouwer, F.; Dillen, K.; Meister, A.; Roest, K. de; Demont, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transformation of Indian agriculture following economic liberalization.

This chapter documents the transformation of Indian agriculture following the economic liberalization since the early 1990s. It looks at the evolution of agricultural trade and trade policies, the investments and subsidies in agriculture, agricultural credit, the irrigation infrastructure, private...

Author(s)
Kavery Ganguly; Pandey, V. L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food consumption pattern and nutritional security among rural households in India: impact of cross-cutting rural employment policies.

This chapter presents the impacts of rural employment policies on food consumption patterns and nutritional security among rural households in India. It uses household unit data on dietary patterns and employment collected at the national level. Implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural...

Author(s)
Praduman Kumar; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food demand and supply projections to 2030: India.

Food demand and supply projections for India are essential from the perspective of food security and are presented in this chapter. The demand to 2030 for food grains, as well as horticultural, livestock and fisheries products, is projected. The study is aware of the diversification and structural...

Author(s)
Praduman Kumar; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for India's poultry sector: trade prospects.

This chapter examines whether there is scope for expansion in India's poultry trade. It look at the trends in poultry production and considers the notion that the Indian poultry industry is price competitive. Since India is price competitive in eggs, but not in poultry meat, it is concluded that...

Author(s)
Rajesh Mehta; Nambiar, R. G.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Input subsidy versus farm technology - which is more important for agricultural development?

The development of Indian agriculture is driven by input subsidies and farm technology. Therefore this chapter examines which of these is more important for agricultural development. The study evaluates the effects of price and non-price factors on factor demand, crop output supply and demand, as...

Author(s)
Praduman Kumar; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Changing structure of retail in India: looking beyond price competition.

This chapter analyses whether the growth in supermarkets is associated with greater demand for product features, such as food safety and customization in consumer needs. Using a site survey of over 1850 consumers in three Indian cities (Mumbai and Pune, Maharashtra state; and Mysore, Karnataka...

Author(s)
Devesh Roy; Shwetima Joshi; Joshi, P. K.; Bhushana Karandikar
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International trade and food security: the future of Indian agriculture.

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...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction.

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions and way forward.

This chapter summarizes the key findings of various studies and provides action plans for strengthening the agriculture sector and strategies for promoting agricultural trade for increasing farm incomes and reducing poverty in India.

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
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