Tag Search: “food security”
IGC Webinar: The impact of Covid-19 in India and pathways to recovery
The ongoing Covid-19 health crisis has affected lives across the world, and caused a massive economic shock. To help policy stakeholders and the general audience understand the socioeconomic impact of...
- I4I Team
- 20 April, 2021
Webinar video: Putting farmers first
In December 2020, the India Programme of the International Growth Centre (IGC) and Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) organised a webinar on ‘Putting Farmers First’. The panel comprised Siraj...
- Bijeta Mohanty
- 01 April, 2021
Covid-19: How well are government schemes supporting Bihar’s vulnerable populations?
The immediate adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdown was visibly greater for migrant workers and their households, whose ability to access government schemes in their villages...
- Advaita Rajendra Ankur Sarin Karan Singhal
- 18 March, 2021
- Notes from the Field
In-kind transfers as insurance
Academics and policymakers worldwide are leading the push towards unconditional cash as the preferred mode of transfer from the government to the poor. Yet surveys across countries find that large pro...
- Lucie Gadenne Sam Norris Monica Singhal Sandip Sukhtankar
- 01 March, 2021
Budget 2021-22: Agriculture, procurement, and food security
Discussing agriculture, procurement, and food security in the context of the 2021-22 Budget, Hussain and Mohapatra contend that reforms affecting millions of farmers can only be achieved by preparing ...
- Siraj Hussain Jugal Mohapatra
- 18 February, 2021
Budget 2021-22: A political economy perspective
Examining the 2021-22 Union Budget with a political economy lens, Yamini Aiyar contends that the policy choices reflects Government of India’s propensity to centralise rather than to devolve, and a sh...
- Yamini Aiyar
- 15 February, 2021
Webinar video: Navigating Covid-19 impact on agriculture supply chains
In October 2020, the India Programme of the International Growth Centre (IGC) and Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) organised a webinar on ‘Navigating the Impact of Covid-19 on the Agricultu...
- Kumar Das Bijeta Mohanty
- 23 December, 2020
Farm laws: Resolving the deadlock
In a recent Indian Express article, Bharat Ramaswami has proposed some rather provocative suggestions on how the present crisis triggered by the farmers’ protests can be resolved. In this post, Ramasw...
- Ashok Kotwal Bharat Ramaswami
- 18 December, 2020
Need for 10-year, state-wise procurement plan for rice and wheat
Against the backdrop of the ongoing debate around India’s new farm legislations, Hussain and Mohapatra make a case for having a 10-year plan indicating the targetted procurement of rice and wheat from...
- Siraj Hussain Jugal Mohapatra
- 08 December, 2020
Balancing corruption and exclusion: Comment on the response
The role of Aadhaar in reducing corruption in the PDS has been highly controversial. In a recent I4I article, Muralidharan et al. summarised the insights of their study of Aadhaar-based biometric auth...
- Jean Drèze Reetika Khera Anmol Somanchi
- 19 November, 2020
Balancing corruption and exclusion: A response
The role of Aadhaar in reducing corruption in PDS has been highly controversial. In a recent I4I article, Muralidharan et al. summarised the results of their study in Jharkhand, which confirmed the 'p...
- Karthik Muralidharan Paul Niehaus Sandip Sukhtankar
- 21 October, 2020
Farm laws: Potential for positive outcomes
Siraj Hussain contends that while the farm laws may have medium- to long-term benefits for Indian agriculture, following parliamentary processes for their passage and efforts to build consensus would ...
- Siraj Hussain
- 15 October, 2020