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Technological innovations in pulse production

Chapter 4 looks at the technology, with special importance given the stagnation in pulses’ yield as compared with that of other crops. Yield improvement in pulses will be needed to overcome the position of advantage that now favors cereals and…

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Structure of pulse processing in India

In this chapter, we analyze the pulse processing sector’s growth and the relative roles of the organized and the unorganized sectors of the industry. We also identify the constraints facing pulse processing and suggest a way forward for the sector.

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Temporal and spatial dynamics of pulse production in India

Chapter 3 gives a detailed description of pulse production dynamics across regions and over time. It divides the history since 1960 into four time periods: pre– and early Green Revolution; advanced and post– Green Revolution; postliberalization; and…

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The effects of climate change on agriculture and food security in Africa

Chapter 2 describes the context in which policy and investment decisions will have to take place, finding that in the years leading up to 2050, African countries will continue to grow, and many will reach middle-income status. As the agricultural…