Here is an information-packed paper with Fascinating insights into the world of pulses (Dals).
Once you finish reading this two-page note, you will begin to see the pulses (dals) with an enticing “aura”.
Centre for Environment and Agriculture
Centre for Environment and Agriculture (CENTEGRO) is a Mumbai based not for profit organization active in producing policy advocacy papers focused on improving India’s farm economy.
The continuous negative portrayal of Indian agriculture has led to many myths and misconceptions among people and policy makers as well. Empirical evidence, however, shows an entirely different reality about Indian agriculture. This needs to be brought out to create the adequate level of awareness about the inherent strengths and achievements of Indian agriculture.
CENTEGRO, therefore, felt the need to develop a data based website that shares facts about indian agriculture and farm economy. This site contains extensive data from public sources together with opinions from a few experts in the field of agriculture and our own independent research.
“Since the 1980s, Indian agriculture has undergone a shift in production, as farmers have planted less area to food grains and more to high-value crops. This shift coincides with strong economic growth, which has boosted incomes and, in turn, expanded consumer demand for higher valued foods, such as vegetables, fruits, milk, and some meat products. Yet, India’s agricultural policies continue to follow a Green Revolution strategy developed to achieve grain self-sufficiency in the 1960s