Do You Know? Key Challenges Affecting Indian Farmers and Agriculture.

Agriculture is key to India's economy, with 60% engaged, contributing 18% to GDP.

Land Holdings: Small, fragmented holdings (86.2%) hinder competitiveness.

Storage Facilities: Struggles with storage lead to post-harvest losses.

Tech Struggles in Agriculture: Limited adoption due to small holdings.

Credit Availability: Limited access to low-cost credit hampers investments.

Poor Irrigation Facilities: Poor irrigation, rainfall dependence affect activities.

Soil Fertility Depletion: Excessive chemical use depletes soil fertility.

Impact of Climate Change: Climate change increases costs, reduces profits.

Price Volatility: Fluctuations destabilize farmer incomes.

R&D Roadblocks: Fluctuations destabilize farmer incomes.