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Unprofitable Dairy


The article “Do Producers Gain from Selling Milk? An Economic Assessment of Dairy Farming in Contemporary India” (Nilabja Ghosh et al, EPW, 24 June 2017) asks an apt question with a just answer.

Dairy development initiatives under the Operation Flood programme replicate the Anand pattern of dairy cooperatives across the country, seeking to increase milk production using modern dairy farming practices like cross-breeding desi cows with high-yielding cows through artificial insemination.

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Updated On : 11th Aug, 2017


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