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Regional differences in agricultural productivity in selected areas of India

K. William Easter

Regional differences in agricultural productivity in selected areas of India

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Published by University of Minnesota, Institute of Agriculture, Forestry, and Home Economics in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

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  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural productivity -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby K. William Easter, Martin E. Abel, and George Norton.
      SeriesStaff paper;, P76-12, Staff paper (University of Minnesota. Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics) ;, P76-12.
      ContributionsAbel, Martin E., Norton, George W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS471.I4 E37 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 leaves ;
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1470957M
      LC Control Number93133429

      ADB Economics Working Paper Series Agriculture and Structural Transformation in Developing Asia: Review and Outlook Roehlano Briones and Jesus Felipe No. August Roehlano Briones is research fellow, Philippine Institute for Development Studies. Jesus Felipe is Advisor, Office of the Chief Economist, Asian Development by:   China is currently experiencing rapid economic development and unprecedented urbanization. Nationally, from to , the proportion of population in urban areas has increased from % to %.Cited by: On average, the annual rate of productivity growth peaked during –, at %. It slowed in – to a rate of % per annum and declined in the most recent years (–) to −%. Differences in productivity among regions .


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Regional differences in agricultural productivity in selected areas of India by K. William Easter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Production functions are used to measure the contribution to agricultural output of infrastructure and the quantity and quality of traditional inputs.

Measuring the contributions of inputs over time together with an assessment of their supply provide insights into the direction that agricultural development efforts should take in two regions of Cited by: K.

William Easter & Martin E. Abel & George Norton, "Regional Differences in Agricultural Productivity in Selected Areas of India," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 59(2), pages Easter, K. Regional differences in agricultural productivity in selected areas of India book & Abel, Martin E.

& Norton, George W., "Regional Differences In Agricultural Productivity In Selected Areas Of India," Staff PapersUniversity of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics. Book Description. Agriculture productivity, growth and regional change in post-colonial India from a spatial perspective are yet to be rigorously examined.

In particular, the impacts of economic liberalisation, globalisation and deregulation are not being empirically investigated at a small-area level using advanced statistical and spatial techniques.

Agricultural growth and productivity in India. This paper gives us an empirical study on the regional economic differences in Anhui Province by fuzzy comprehensive evaluation model. Regional Variation and Convergence in Agricultural Development in India fertilizers, power and credit.

However, there were regional variations in the performance of agriculture. During the period to two unfortunate incidents were happened 1) Two consecutive droughts in and 2) Oil shock. North: Includes states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.

South: Includes states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala. Kumar & Mittal: Agricultural Productivity Trends in India it may be even too ambitious to seek the absolute level of sustainability.

agricultural productivity per unit area as well as agricultural income per rural person. Grouping the consecutive years in 5 year periods (Table 3) shows that regional disparities in agricultural productivity increased from 36 per cent during.

Agricultural production in India can be broadly classified into food crops and commercial crops. In India the major food crops include rice, wheat, pulses, coarse cereals etc.

Similarly, the commercial crops or non-food crops include raw cotton, tea, coffee, raw jute, sugarcane, oil. Hence, we have used the grouping into regions as per the latest NSS survey and clubbed districts accordingly. 2 Agricultural land productivity refers to the value of production per hectare, which is derived by dividing the value of production of 35 crops with the cropped area under 35 crops in each region.

Agricultural Statistics in India Area, Production and Yield of Regional differences in agricultural productivity in selected areas of India book Crops Table Average Annual Growth Rate of Production of Selected Food Commodities in India Tables.

vii State of Indian Agriculture   Agriculture is the backbone of the state economy in India, Indiastat Provides data on Agriculture Area, Production, Institutional Finance, Wages, Workforce, Horticulture, Irrigation and Fertilizers etc.

The second paper, Agricultural Intensification in Africa: A Regional Analysis, focuses on the role of fertilizers in the various intensification pathways that SSA countries Regional differences in agricultural productivity in selected areas of India book.

Results indicate that differences in agricultural growth patterns are driven by relative land and labor abundance and are affected by the region’s differing agroecologies.

Regional differences in agricultural productivity in selected areas of India book Moreover, regional differences in farm performance are a common feature of Swedish farms. In the case of rice in Korea, the 25% farms that have by far the highest market shares achieved a higher productivity growth at about 4% per year over the period tocompared to 2% for the 50% average farms and % for the 25% smallest ones.

vi AFRICA AGRICULTURE STATUS REPORT Preface Agriculture is a proven path to prosperity. No region of the world has developed a diverse, modern economy without first establishing a successful foundation in agriculture.

This is going to be critically true for Africa where, today, close to 70% of the population is involved in agriculture as. The agricultural productivity depends much on efficiency, skill and sincerity of human resources.

In India, unfortunately, the human resources are suffering from various deficiencies, the Indian farmer is illiterate and superstitious, their health is also frail. In the environment of superstition and conservatism the backwardness and low. Introduction. The entry of sub-Saharan Africa into the modern economy simultaneously initiated active rural–urban migration.

According to Lewis () and Fei and Ranis (), rural–urban migration is a response to the high demand of labour by an industrial sector, which assures workers greater levels of productivity, and investors positive profits superior to the Cited by: Agricultural LamE Area (mil hectare) Population per Hectare of Agri.

Land Multiple Cropping Index Agricultural Production Index (=) Land Reform in China and India In their attempt to increase food production back in. We examine the role of agricultural productivity as a determinant of China's post-reform economic growth and sectoral reallocation.

Using microeconomic farm-level data, and treating labor as a highly differentiated input, we find that the labor input in agriculture decreased by 5% annually and agricultural TFP grew by %.Cited by: REPuBlIC OF INDIA: ACCELERATING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIvITy GROWTH. Chapter 4: Spatial Heterogeneity: Performance at the Subnational level Agricultural Growth Across States 29 Productivity Changes at the District Level 31 Dynamics of Agricultural Productivity at the District Level 33 Implications of the Subnational Analysis 41File Size: 7MB.

differences in agricultural productivity growth across villages. Conversely, agricultural productivity growth will create greater inequality relative to the non-factory case if there is inequality in land because wages will not rise as fast as land rents when agriculture becomes more productive.

by: Agricultural Productivity for Sustainable Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa Keith D. Wiebe, Meredith J. Soule and David E. Schimmelpfennig 1. This study examines trends in agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa, identifying sources.

A more pro-agriculture policy scenario is developed by aiming for a much higher level of agricultural growth at 6% (vrs. %), all of the increase being driven by higher agricultural productivity growth rates or yields, supported by policies at many levels.

In recent decades, productivity improvements have driven considerable growth in agricultural production,but there are large differences in productivity growth between countries, and by farm type, size and region as illustrated in recent OECD farm-level analyses.

Productivity gaps remain significant among farms, and improving the productivity of. rural areas depends directly or indirectly on agriculture for world of sustaining rate of growth in agricultural production around % per year over relatively long periods of time.

This on the empirical observation of substantial differences in land and labour productivity among farmers and regions. The route. Productivity is often misconstrued with production, but there exists a difference, in the sense that production indicates the volume of output, whereas productivity is the output generated from the resources employed by the company.

This article attempts to shed light on the differences between production and productivity. Agriculture in India. The history of Agriculture in India dates back to Indus Valley Civilization Era and even before that in some places of Southern India.

India ranks second worldwide in farm outputs. As perAgriculture employed 50% of the Indian work force and contributed % to country's GDP.

Differences in input use and capital intensities in agricultural production in the various farming systems and agricultural productivity zones also affect advancements in technology. One conclusion based on the book’s research findings derives from the substantial spatial variation in agricultural productivity.

Overview. As per the FAO world agriculture statistics, India is the world's largest producer of many fresh fruits and vegetables, milk, major spices, select fibrous crops such as jute, staples such as millets and castor oil seed.

India is the second largest producer of wheat and rice, the world's major food staples. [6]India is the world's second or third largest producer of several.

realistic agricultural productivity index must therefore be based on the value of crop output and not simply on yield per unit area and areal strength of crops. In another study Shafi applied Enyedi's index to measure food-crop productivity in India (Shafi ). This index is very similar to the one used by Bhatia and therefore suf.

India’s contribution in world wheat production is %, compared to China’s %. Yield of India for wheat is kg/ha while China has kg/ha. India ranks fourth in Maize production with a yield of kg/ha. While USA ranks first with a yield of kg/ha. The reasons for Poor agriculture productivity are: 1.

Agricultural productivity is the interplay of a multitude of many factors, such as environmental, socio-economic and technological factors. The agricultural productivity is closely related to the per hectare yields, whereas the agricultural efficiency is much more than agricultural productivity and conveys a.

Importance of agricultural productivity. The productivity of a region's farms is important for many reasons. Aside from providing more food, increasing the productivity of farms affects the region's prospects for growth and competitiveness on the agricultural market, income distribution and savings, and labour migration.

An increase in a region's agricultural productivity implies. This paper reviews recent literature concerning a wide range of processes through which climate change could potentially impact global-scale agricultural productivity, and presents projections of changes in relevant meteorological, hydrological and plant physiological quantities from a climate model ensemble to illustrate key areas of by: This paper reports findings from analysis done for the project “The economic importance of agriculture for sustainable development and poverty reduction” financed by a grant from the Government of the Netherlands as part of the Program of Work of the Committee for Agriculture (COAG).

Agriculture productivity = Total agriculture crop production/Total land area (hectares) Productivity levels in Indian agriculture in very low as compared to the productivity levels of other countries, in terms of global rank, the productivity levels of India in major agricultural crops is very disappointing.

Table 3 compares the productivity of. It provides insights into the inter-linkages between public expenditures, private investment, rural poverty, and agriculture productivity from a regional perspective to reflect upon spatial differences in the welfare effects of various investments, subsidies, and policies.

S.E. Johnson holds that “of 28 per cent increase in farm output in U.S.A., above the average of only about one-fourth is due to better weather, probably less than 15 per cent has resulted from expansion of crop, land acreage and the rest, about 60 per cent is largely accounted for by the fuller use of the improvements in crops, live stocks and machinery.

areas (e.g. agriculture, small and medium enterprise development, employment and other non-agricultural sector) as well as improving access to basic services and infrastructure in. India′s recent performance in agriculture has been favorable, with agricultural production growing over the past 30 years.

Yet there is widespread consensus that, relative to the rest of the economy, agriculture is lagging and that it can and must do much better to support india′s overall high economic growth and by: 5.

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