The Future Rice Strategy For India by Samarendu MohantyThe Future Rice Strategy For India by Samarendu Mohanty

The Future Rice Strategy For India

bySamarendu MohantyEditorP. G. Chengappa, Mruthunjaya Hedge

Paperback | June 15, 2017

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The Future Rice Strategy for Indiapresents forward-looking insights toward achieving sustainable development of the rice sector, ensuring future food and nutritional security. As a staple food for many in India, including the economically disadvantaged, there are many concerns that affect the development of rice sector. Facing issues from environmental demands to economic stagnation, access to food, food inflation, and the Food Security Act (demand supply distribution of rice) achieving sustainability in production and exports is an important and urgent challenge.

Using case studies to illustrate existing and potential issues, challenges and solutions, The Future Rice Strategy for India presents key strategic options while considering the implicit consequences. In addition, the findings enrich the strategy and policy formulation considerations for the role of rice in the country.

This multidisciplinary approach features the expertise of rice scientists covering different aspects of rice sector; from breeding to consumer preferences and markets and trade.



  • Uses analysis based on agro ecological zones (AEZ) patterns providing understanding of future growth patterns based on rice ecologies
  • Includes case studies with proposed solutions taking into consideration pros and cons of each, allowing readers facing similar concerns and issues to identify an appropriate solution more efficiently and effectively
As head of the Social Sciences Division, Sam recruits and retains quality staff and create a conducive environment for research and professional development and conduct research on all aspects of rice including marketing, policy and trade and impact assessment.Dr P G Chengappa is one of the leading Agricultural Economists of the countr...
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Title:The Future Rice Strategy For IndiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:530 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 15, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128053747

ISBN - 13:9780128053744

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Objectives 2. Broad Settings 2.1. Spatial and temporal pattern of rice production and productivity 2.2. Sustainability of rice production systems 2.3. Climate change and environmental footprint of rice production 2.4. Structural transformation of Indian rice sector