Reducing poverty and hunger in India

the role of agriculture

India’s strategy for reducing poverty and hunger has always placed a great deal of importance on the agricultural sector, reflecting the fact that 70 percent of the population lives in rural areas and the overwhelming majority of them depend upon agriculture as their primary source of income. The focus of attention has of course changed over time.” from Text

Author: 
Ahluwalia, Montek S.
Published date: 
2005
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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