Agriculture

Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago. After gathering wild grains beginning at least 105,000 years ago, nascent farmers began to plant them around 11,500 years ago. Pigs, sheep and cattle were domesticated over 10,000 years ago. Plants were independently cultivated in at least 11 regions of the world. Industrial agriculture based on large-scale monoculture in the twentieth century came …

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PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 27 May 2024 English

the island of Majuli, frequent floods over many decades have led to a loss of livelihoods around agriculture while other traditional occupations, such as boat-making, have been unstable sources of income

decades have led to a loss of livelihoods around agriculture while other traditional occupations, such as


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 30 April 2024 English

Kisan Mazdoor Commission (KMC): Agenda 2024 for Agriculture & Allied Sectors

Kisan Mazdoor Commission (KMC): Agenda 2024 for Agriculture & Allied Sectors


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 26 March 2024 English

The India Employment Report 2024 was published by the Institute for Human Development (IHD) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) on March 26, 2024. It is the third …

steady transition of the workforce away from agriculture and into the non-farm sectors. The share of and skills xx cent of the unskilled casual agriculture workers and 70 per cent of such workers in the employment growth even outpacing the growth in agriculture gross value added. The rise in labour productivity from low-productivity agriculture to relatively higher-productivity non- agriculture sectors. During 2000–19 from low-productivity agriculture to relatively higher-productivity non-agriculture sectors. However, this


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 19 March 2024 English

challenges faced by primary producers, artisans and rural workers in India. This Agenda 2024 for Agriculture & Allied Sectors was released by KMC on March 19, 2024. It builds on recommendations of the ownership and management to corporates, highlighting that public sector investment in fixed assets in agriculture is at a meagre 15 per cent. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, has partnered

are not just a residue from our past; farmers, agriculture and villages are integral to the future of India existential crisis of Indian agriculture; growing corporate control of agriculture, ecological degradation of food and livelihood; persisting neglect of agriculture, discrimination against rural economy and town recommendations on the viability and sustainability of agriculture and allied sectors. The inaugural meeting for include the formulation of the Agenda for 2024 on agriculture and allied sectors. The study groups have been


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 18 March 2024 English

The working paper highlights how inequality in India declined in the period after independence until the 1980s, after which it started rising again. The paper compares the wealth and income …

data, 45.5% of the workforce was employed in agriculture, 12.4% in construction, and only 11.6% in manufacturing inability to pull more of its workforce away from agriculture towards more productive and better-paying employment


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 11 March 2024 English

Public Spending on Agriculture in India: 2010-11 to 2019-20

Public Spending on Agriculture in India: 2010-11 to 2019-20


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 24 February 2024 English

The National Sample Survey Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, published this factsheet on the nation-wide 'Household Consumption Expenditure Survey' on February 24, 2024. The survey …

Rural self-employed in agriculture 3,702 self-employed in non-agriculture 4,074 regular wage/salaried wage/salaried earning in agriculture 3,597 regular wage/salaried earning in non-agriculture 4,533 casual labour labour in agriculture 3,273 casual labour in non-agriculture 3,315 others 4,684 all 3,773 Urban Rural self-employed in agriculture 3,783 self-employed in non-agriculture 4,159 regular wage/salaried wage/salaried earning in agriculture 3,692 regular wage/salaried earning in non-agriculture 4,606 casual labour


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 January 2024 English

Sharada Srinivasan. It highlights the urgent need to address the crisis of ‘generational renewal’ in agriculture and food systems. Farming populations are ageing across the world and do not seem to have successors

and A. Haroon Akram-Lodhi 3 “Regenerating” Agriculture: Becoming a Young Farmer in Manitoba, Canada Young Farmers’ Difficulties and Adaptations in Agriculture: A Case Study from a Mountainous Town in Sichuan Pradesh, India 277 Sudha Narayanan 11 Youth and Agriculture in Indonesia 303 Aprilia Ambarwati, Charina Her research interests include rural youth in agriculture, rural youth employment, and the dynamics of research interests focus on rural youth in agriculture and evaluation of poverty alleviation programmes


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 1 January 2024 English

Since the year 2020, the five richest men in the world have doubled their fortunes. During the same period, almost five billion people have become poorer. Published by Oxfam International, …

global online search is done via Google.37 Agriculture has seen INEQUALITY INC. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 12 conglomerate PPB Group, with interests ranging from agriculture to property.156 This evidence shows that the 28 • Agriculture has seen ‘increasing concentration in the production and trading of agriculture and


PARI: The CounterMedia Trust · 28 November 2023 English

This report published on November 28, 2023, by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and magazine Down to Earth (DTE), sheds light on extreme weather patterns in India. It …

season was marked by a devastating blow to agriculture. The area under crop damage saw a 64-fold increase


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