With a foreword by M.S. Swaminathan; xxxv, 1055p., Illus., Maps, 23 cm.
Adding further to the growing literature relating to the impact of WTO on Indian agriculture, this edited work (in 3 vols.) offers a compilation of over 75 research oriented studies carried out by eminent scholars and experts from all over the country. A large number out of these are based on empirical evidences collected at micro/regional level. Together, these volumes provide diverse and valuable perspectives on the positive as well as negative aspects of WTO regulations in the Indian context in particular and in the context of developing countries, in general. The overall impact of WTO on Indian agriculture has been portrayed through studies on a variety of specific dimensions including impact on food security, exports, imports, growth and development, domestic marketing, productivity, sustainability, contract farming, protection of traditional knowledge, and so on.