Foreign investments boost Agriculture Industry in India progress

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


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 Market in India, considered to be the [...]


Newest Initiatives in the Indian Agriculture Sector

Guest author: K. Ramm Shankar | Independent Consultant Agriculture Industry India is the dominant sector of the Indian economy, which determines 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 [...]


Challenges of Agriculture Industry in India

Guest author: Vijay Rawal | Director | LEMKEN India Agro Equipment Pvt. Ltd. Current situation of Agriculture Industry in India The agriculture industry is a very important contributor to the Indian economy. India has 159.6 million hectares of cultivable land and that is the second largest in the world, after the [...]


Upward trend for the Agriculture industry in India

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 [...]

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