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Agrarian India showing growing resilience to nature's whims: Report

20 Sep 2017, BW Businessworld

A new FAO report shows that despite the 2017 floods in northern India the prospects for main season crops were favourable, the price of wheat decreased and rice remained stable, and that overall food security is satisfactory, not counting the households impacted by the floods. The results indicate that India has strengthened its capability to ride out such calamities.




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