Foreign investments boost Agriculture Industry progress

The Agriculture Industry and allied sectors like livestock and forestry are significant contributors to the Indian economy contributing approx. 17% to the country’s GDP. Agriculture has substantially progressed in the recent years and is expected to grow at 4.1% this year. The growth witnessed is due to a higher income and [...]


Organic Farming – India’s future perfect?

Indian farming reveals an untapped potential reviewing the list of 172 countries practicing organic agriculture worldwide since only 0.4% of total agricultural land is under organic cultivation. In 2015, the export and domestic market of the Indian organic industry grew by 30% and 40% respectively. Organic farming has seen a [...]


Modernizing India’s Agriculture

When travelling across India, you may pass by richly planted fields and see farm workers busy with harvesting these. The Agriculture Industry is one of the largest employment sources for Indians, providing jobs to more than half of the population. Anyhow, the success of the industry and the farmers` income today [...]


Agriculture in India: The Need for new Technologies

By 2030, the western Indian states, including Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh, will have 65 % urban population and the economy will be highly industrialized. There will not just be demand for more food but accessible, affordable, safe and nutritious food. Agriculture, considered to be the backbone of the [...]


Newest Initiatives in the Indian Agriculture Sector

Guest author: K. Ramm Shankar | Independent Consultant Agriculture is the dominant sector of Indian economy, which determines the growth and sustainability. About 70 % of the population still relies on agriculture for employment and livelihood. Agriculture, along with fisheries and forestry, accounts for one-third of the nation's GDP and [...]


Agriculture in India

Guest author: Vijay Rawal | Director | LEMKEN India Agro Equipment Pvt. Ltd. Current situation The Agriculture sector is a very important contributor to the Indian economy. India has 159.6 Million hectare of cultivable land and that is the second largest in the world, after the US. Out of total cultivable [...]


Upward trend for the Indian agriculture industry

Agriculture is one of the main sectors of the Indian economy. It is indispensable, especially, in terms of its contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) and as a source of employment to millions of people. More than 70% of the people who live in rural areas depend on agriculture [...]