Indian Agricultural Reforms

Indian agriculture has experienced a tumultuous 12 months, with civil unrest combined with swarms of locusts and air pollution to reveal worrying vulnerabilities in the system. This panel explores the fundamental upgrades required to reshape farms and farming in India, improving the current system and promoting a more positive, sustainable model at the same time.

Drawing on their experience in policy making, research, technology development, and farmer engagement, the panel outlines how Indian farming can be remodelled over the next 10 years to protect lives and livelihoods, improve the sustainability of farming practices, and meet the nutritional needs of a booming population.


Bhaskar Vira, University of Cambridge

Nitya Rao, University of East Anglia

Radhika Khosla, University of Oxford