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Agribusiness and Technology

Agribusiness and Technology
Revolutionizing the Future of Farming

  • Sujit Sahgal - Head of Equities, HSBC India, and author of the book A Wall Street View of Rural India

December 2021 | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
The future of farming is here.
Countries all over the world are racing to revolutionize farming. 
Indian agricultural sector, however, is facing several challenges and needs a makeover.   
India should adopt agritech to make farming lucrative on a sustained basis and liberate its farmers. 
Based on the author’s grassroot level discussions with thousands of farmers, entrepreneurs and policymakers, and a deep study of global trends, Agribusiness and Technology deliberates on the future of farming in India. It takes into consideration the farmers’ views and pain points, and pitches modern methods, best practices, effective business models and the use of technology as the best solution to make farming more lucrative, even for the small farmer. It provides a pathway for an early and impactful adoption of the various solutions.

The book will speak to all—social entrepreneurs, venture capital investors, farmers, policymakers and students invested in the Indian agricultural sector and agribusiness.
Foreword by Dinesh Khara
PART I Framing the Problem and the Solution
In Search of a SOLID Farming Model
Beating the Size Problem
PART II The Who and How of Farming
Who Will Run the Farms
How Will They Run It
PART III Understanding Agritech: The Old and the New
Towards a Broad Definition of Technology in Agriculture
Slicing and Dicing Technology
PART IV Lay of the Land: A Global and Indian Perspective
Mapping Global Landscape’s Progress
The Indian Agritech Landscape
What the Government is Doing and Where It Should Focus
PART V Ground Stories and Inputs
What the Farmer Knows and Thinks
Understanding the Farmer’s Pain Points and Looking for the Sweet Spot
PART VI Closing the Loop with All Stakeholders Together
Bridging the Gaps and Providing a Pathway
A Marriage Made on Earth
How Modern Methods Can Change Agriculture Forever
Appendix: More Ground Stories

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ISBN: 9789354791901