ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Agriculture and Economic Reforms

It is time that efficiency considerations prevail in public spending in agriculture and market signals are allowed to come into full play so that changes in agricultural investment and production are demanddriven in response to domestic and international prices. Government should focus on productive investment, technology and research, marketing and storage and agro-processing facilities and provision of food safety-nets for the vulnerable poor and development of a diversified agriculture in line with emerging demand patterns.

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