Policy options for India’s edible oil complex

Reddy, A.A. (2009) Policy options for India’s edible oil complex. Economic and Political Weekly, 44 (4). pp. 22-24.

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Stagnating oilseed yields for the last two decades and an inefficient and underutilised processing sector have resulted in an uncompetitive complex in India. The country’s commitments at the World Trade Organisation have led to increased edible oil imports and a simultaneous decline in area under oilseeds. India needs a long-term edible oil policy to improve competitiveness by bridging the existing technology and yield gaps.

Item Type: Article
Author Affiliation: Bankers Institute of Rural Development
Subjects: Social Sciences > Agricultural Economics
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Sandhya Gir
Date Deposited: 03 May 2011 06:28
Last Modified: 03 May 2011 06:28
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/1947

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