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Agriculture_and_rural_farms_of_India Courtesy: Rajarshi Mitra / Wikimedia
8 June 2016

A new era for Indian agriculture

This year’s union budget indicates a seismic shift in Indian Government thinking on agriculture, viewing it as not just as a ‘survival’ industry, but as one that generates income and growth. But to take Indian agriculture out of the time warp it is in currently, the government must entice increased engagement from the private sector.

SONY DSC Courtesy: Arsen.Shnurkov/Wikimedia Commons
31 January 2014

African Union: accelerating agriculture

At the just-concluded African Union Summit in Ethiopia, speakers discussed the urgent need to focus on agriculture – which remains central to the African economies – by increasing investments and productivity. The summit was a time for reflection on the state of a sector that can transform the continent

financial express Courtesy: Financial Express
7 September 2012

Indian missions release guidelines for land buys in LatAm countries

Financial Express quoted Gateway House's Hari Seshasayee in their article on India's land acquisition mission in Latin American countries. He argued that the acquisition of agricultural land will impact the broader population of Latin America less than that of rural, agriculture-dependent Africa.

How to create resilient agriculture Courtesy: Flickr/businesspictures
21 March 2012

How to create resilient agriculture

Durable food security and agricultural growth depend on development strategies with resilience built in from the start. Similarly, Africa needs to be pragmatic in dealing with its resources and environment, which can lead to sustainable agricultural development.

2 billion dreams, book_140x170 Courtesy: 2billiondreams.in
24 June 2011

Book excerpt: Partnering for food security

In this chapter of ‘Two Billion dreams’, Renu Modi highlights the potential for India's experiences to provide unique support for Africa in their shared pursuit of food security. India’s investment of capital, technology, and political institutions can have a transformational effect on its partner in development.

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