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.
As the government digs in deep to crush the farmers, who cling on for their survival, it is imperative that both reevaluate their positions to come out of the mess with positive outcomes
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
An opportunity has been lost in the politicisation of a critical issue as the farm bills get enmeshed in a cesspool of vested interests while the farmer interests stay ignored