Transportation of Kinnow to southern states of India adds to the woes of the farmers. A train will provide feasible option.
Ajay Jakhar expresses concern about the timing if Budget actions.
Prioritise human resources, farm extension, agriculture research to benefit of farmers and consumers. 90:10 should be Centre:State agri investment ratio. Increase farmer incomes.”
Responding to the paper on ‘Transforming Indian Agriculture’ by @agulati115 and Ritika Juneja on Pathways for Enhancing Farmers’ Income, Nutritional Security and Sustainable Food Systems.
Incentivise right fertiliser mix. Reduce diesel tax. Subsidise transport of fruits & vegetables, micro-irrigation & solar pumps. Tax unhealthy foods. Distribute soil moisture sensors.
Kisaan Bill 2020
BKS seeks hike in urea price, cut in P&K nutrients rates in Budget for balanced use of fertilisers.
With Abhijit Das, Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi, Dr. Fahmida Khatun, Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh, Aisha Moriani, Ministry of Commerce, Pakistan & Ambassador Gothami Silva, Ambassador Sri Lanka moderated by Dr. Shahidur Rashid, IFPRI
Webinar: Our commitment for a sustainable food future.
Action Track 3 Public Forum 1