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Agriculture and Food in India: A Half-Century Review from Independence to Globalization

Price : $25.75
ISBN # : 9788173048128
Author : Bruno Dorin & Frederic Landy
pages: 280
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Manohar
Published : 2013

More than a fifith of the world's farmers live in India, which has over a billion inhabitants to support and feed. From Independence in 1947 to the lifting of trade barriers in 2001, this book explains how the Indian Union has succeeded in becoming one of the world's leading food producers, but also why it is still a land of poverty.

Author Bio: Bruno Dorin, Ph.D. in economics and postgraduate in agricultural engineering as well as management, is now a CIRAD researcher (Montpellier, France). Frederic Landy is a professor of geography at the University of Paris X-Nanterre (GECKO laboratory), a fellow of the Institute Universitaire de France and an associate researcher with the Centre d'Etudes de I'Inde et de I'Asia du Sud (CNRS-EHESS)

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Tuesday 01 October, 2013.

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