Debates on Food Technologies in India: R&D Priorities, Production Trends and Growing Expectations

Published By: RIS Research and Information System for Developing | Published Date: October, 01 , 2014

This discussion paper examines the use of three different technological options in the Indian agriculture. It shows that support to organic farming is increasing but at this stage innovation related inputs are least and traditional plant breeding has played a key role in agriculture. Examined in the context of ethics in S&T, these applications indicate that a mix of suitable policies can result in beneficial outcomes by enhancing food security and reducing the vulnerability of farmers.

Author(s): Sachin Chaturvedi, Sahil Arora | Posted on: Jan 21, 2016 | Views() | Download (144)

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