Food Production and Food Problem in India

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Overview

  • Author :Ali Mohammad
  • Year of Publication :2021
  • ISBN: :9788170222699
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XII, 243
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Agriculture, out of print

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About the Book :

The problem of agricultural development, especially the self-sufficiency in agriculture production in general and food production in particular, has assumed great importance in recent years. This problem can only be solved through increased production of food grains both in surplus, marginal and negative areas. The food grains production can be increased through extension in agriculture, intensification in agriculture, mechanization in agriculture and multiple cropping and cropping patters. The basic problem is to exploit the agricultural resources through improving the investment policies and sources. A proper allocation priority area and cropping patterns need to be decided for a balanced regional food grains production in terms of social justice and well-being of the people. The main purpose of agricultural development planning and of the methods and decisions associated with it should be to help in bringing out a steady increase in agricultural productivity. This unique study on food production and food problems covers all the related aspects of food production for India as a whole and is an outcome of a scheme on various themes and problems of India sponsored by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Indian Council of World Affairs.


About Author :

Ali Mohammad (b. 1946) is a distinguished author and teacher. An M.A. and Ph.D. from the Aligarh Muslim University, his field of specialization is economic geography. As a senior Research Fellow at the Centre of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, he has had many opportunities for handling various research projects on the problems of the Indian agricultural development. Dr. Mohammad has to his credit numerous research papers and many books including Situation of Agriculture Food and Nutrition in Rural India (Concept, 1978) and Dynamics of Agricultural Development in India (Concept, 1979). Currently, Dr. Ali Mohammad is a Reader Centre for west Asian Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.