ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Green Revolution, Dryland Agriculture and Sustainability-Insights from India

Against the background of the green revolution and dryland agriculture, this paper analyses the growth experience of Indian agriculture and its implications for growth, equity and sustainability. It examines the association between growth and instability and factors behind yield instability using cropwise and disaggregated time series data. It then analyses the cost economics of Indian agriculture covering several crops and regions. This is followed by an impact assessment of watershed development programmes on dryland development in India.

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