Lessons for India from China’s food import

Demographic, India

Lessons for India from China’s food import

In our country where mainline economists revel in cut-paste prescriptions in the name of agricultural reforms, China’s example illustrates how the transformation from state-regulated to market-oriented farming has brought it to the brink of an unmanageable food crisis.

Speaking at an international conference in 1998 at the University College Cork, in Ireland, to commemorate 150 years of the Great Irish Famine that killed nearly one million people, I was asked a question: who will feed India? This question cropped up at a time when the world was already deliberating a hypothesis floated by the well-known environmental researcher and thinker, Lester Brown.

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How Technology Will Change The Way Business Is Run In 2021

Economy, Policies

How Technology Will Change The Way Business Is Run In 2021

Today’s technology is evolving at a breakneck pace.

New digital trends pave the way for a rise in society’s expectations, and things that seemed impossible just a decade ago are now taken for granted. Having witnessed virtual reality, enhanced 5G connectivity, and even drones integrate seamlessly into society, it begs the question of when—not if—the next breakthrough is coming.

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