Policy

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Farmers look for green shoots

5th June, 2014 – Consider this paradox. The Congress Party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) was decimated in the elections in...

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Missing links in the food chain

21st Nov 2013 – As governments across the world struggle to avoid urban civilian unrest triggered by rising food prices...

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Disincentivizing the Farmer

Oct 1, 2013 – A farmer tells his child: ‘Study well and get a job or you will suffer like...

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Subsidizing Inefficiency; Not Farming

Aug 1, 2013 – Farmers in India are now threatened on a scale without precedent in history. This is not...

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Farm policy : Time to Ascertain, Audit and Amend

Jun 1, 2013 – “The opposite of love is not hate but indifference; for, at a minimum, to love or...

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Budget 2013: Good Signals and Glaring Gaps

Apr 1, 2013 – A fellow farmer’s message to all organizations reads, “If you have come to help, you may...

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Farmer Just as Important as the Farm Sector

Jan 1, 2013 – When one farmer works hard he becomes rich; when all farmers work hard, all farmers become...

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Wishing the farmer Safe ‘land’ing

Nov 1, 2012 – “I run so very fast that all the trees get left behind,” says an excited little...

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Time for the farmer to Act

Sep 1, 2012 – For they sow the wind and they shall reap the whirlwind – Hosea 8:7 It is...

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