Risk Mitigation in Agriculture: Are we asking the right questions?. Sarthak Gaurav, Ph.D. Scholar, IGIDR ‘Risk Mitigation in Agriculture’ 11 th Aug, 2009, Ahmedabad. Returns from Farm and Off-farm Activity 2002-03.
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Risk Mitigation in Agriculture: Are we asking the right questions?
Sarthak Gaurav, Ph.D. Scholar, IGIDR
‘Risk Mitigation in Agriculture’
11th Aug, 2009, Ahmedabad
Source: Calculated from unit level data NSS, 59th Round, Situation Assessment Survey of Farmers
HYV/fertilizer/modern purchased input intensive farming
Stage 1: farmers allocate land based on Pe
Stage 2: yield is determined on basis of other inputs, agro-climatic variables, bio-physical factors and farmer characteristics, given acreage
Source: Anderson and Hazell 1989