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  • Conglomerates as well as smaller players backed by dollops of private equity are investing big bucks in processing food and taking it to the consumer.
  • Advising governments on how best to beef up food security and combat food inflation is what keeps Ashok Gulati, Director, Asia, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), busy these days.
  • A clutch of entrepreneurs wants to set up refrigeration facilities in India - and prevent colossal food wastage in the bargain.
  • More than legal contracts, it's companies' contact with farmers that's the name of the game.
  • By helping farmers till their land, Coromandel International has created a new revenue stream.
  • Low processing levels underscore the huge potential in value-added foods.
  • Ethiopia emerges as the new land of hope for Indian agri-business.
  • A high-cost structure and intense competition make flower exports wither.
  • Cultivating rice via drip irrigation can save plenty of water, but it has to be commercially viable first.
Editors note From the editor

From the editor

India is a land of plenty. It is also a land of plenty of waste. If you suffer Malthusian nightmares of the Great Unfed Billions, think of the food we produce that we don't even consume.
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