Oxford India Centre event: India's Agrarian Economy: Farm Bills, COVID-19 & Climate Change

Conveners: The Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development (OICSD) and Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster

Speakers: Dr Shailaja Fennell (Reader in Regional Transformation and Economic Security, Department of Land Economy University of Cambridge); Barbara Harriss-White (Emeritus Professor of Development Studies, University of Oxford);

Moderator: Dr Anant Jani (OICSD Research Associate)

Our speakers will discuss the recent developments in India's agriculture sector, in the light of protests by farmers across India on the new agricultural bills. They will also speak about the impact of COVID-19 on agricultural markets, as well as the challenges looming ahead for farming in India given the adverse effects of climate change on crop yield, farm income and food prices.

Link to register: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/indiasagrarianeconomy/register