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Corona Virus: A ‘Virulocratic’ Society, The New Caste System in Town, The Police-Welfare State, Renewed Kinships, Crisis Nationalism, Science over Religion and Malthusian Positive Check

  Ever since the COVID 19 spread its dreaded wings over the globe, it has occupied centre stage in our minds, society, economy and polity. It can thus be undoubtedly said that in these times of the pandemic, we are nothing but a ‘virulocratic’ society where everything is centred around the pillar of the Corona […]

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Agriculture Others Schemes

Agri schemes- Inclusiveness or Political Game ?

The drastic explosion of global population and continuously changing consumption preferences is drawing more investment need in the primary sector i.e. Agriculture. According to the FAO, demand for food will increase by 70% by 2050. Considering the seriousness of this estimation, it’s necessary to ponder over the current mechanism and overall functioning of agricultural system. […]

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Events News Pollution & Climate Change

Small farmers can adapt to climate change challenges if provided with right information: Bill Gates

Delivering the inaugural address at the 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII),18th November 2019, Mr. Bill Gates, Co-Chair Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said “The biggest challenge today is climate change at a time when we need to increase production & food availability. The work that statisticians do is very critical to face this […]

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Building an Enabling Ecosystem for Farmer Producer Organisations | Expert talk

As per our study of Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) at Caspian Impact Investment Adviser Ltd, Venture capital company in Hyderabad, Telangana, over 90% of the FPOs operate in the sub-INR 10 lakh turnover level. Almost universally, the entry-point activity of FPOs is input supply to members. There is no argument that this is a good starting point. […]