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Small farmers in India: Challenges and opportunities
This paper examines the roles and challenges of small holding agriculture in India. It covers trends in agricultural growth, cultivation patterns, participation of small holding agriculture,Expand
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Economic Liberalisation and Employment in South Asia - II
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  • Economics
  • 15 January 2000
The fears that liberalisation would severely undermine employment growth in south Asia have been proved, at least at the aggregate level, to have been unwarranted. Empirical evidence also shows, onExpand
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India's (Maharashtra) employment guarantee scheme: lessons from long experience.
By now it is well recognized that the instrument of rural works programs (RWPs) has become an important component of strategies to alleviate poverty and hunger in many developing countries. The caseExpand
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Right to food in India
The objective of this paper is to examine right to food in the Indian context. We analyse the right to food in terms of availability, accessibility, adequacy and sustainability. These are examined inExpand
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Youth employment and unemployment in India
Increase in the share of youth population due to demographic `dividend' or the `youth bulge' seems to be one of the sources of future economic growth in India. Although with increase in school andExpand
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Food Security in India: Performance, challenges and policies
This paper examines performance, challenges, and policies in food security in terms of availability, access, and absorption or nutrition. Specifi cally, the paper addresses the following questions:Expand
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