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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.
Aug 08, 2010
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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