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Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi
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Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

(The writer is an Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India. Views expressed are... Read Full Bio >>

Articles by Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

Organic Farming For Sustainable Agriculture And Food Systems In India

Organic Farming For Sustainable Agriculture And Food Systems In India

Jul 23, 2021 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

Use of sustainable farming practices has rejuvenated soil fertility, increased water retention and has led to...

A Nutrition Sensitive Approach To Agriculture In India

A Nutrition Sensitive Approach To Agriculture In India

May 21, 2021 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

Across the rural hinterlands, the government, through various grassroots institutions, is encouraging farmers...

Strengthening A Nutrition Sensitive Approach In Agriculture In India

Strengthening A Nutrition Sensitive Approach In Agriculture In India

May 20, 2021 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

The urban and rural population in India still faces nutrition linked health concerns due to a non-balanced...

Strengthening Farmgate Cold Chain Infrastructure For Fruits And Vegetables

Strengthening Farmgate Cold Chain Infrastructure For Fruits And Vegetables

Mar 24, 2021 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

Cold chain for fresh fruits and vegetables is an environment-controlled logistics that does not alter...

A Bee Story, And Why It Matters

A Bee Story, And Why It Matters

Jan 22, 2021 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

Bee-keeping can not only generate income for tribals and small and marginal farmers, but also help increase...

Why It’s Essential To Empower Women Farmers In Agribusiness Value Chains

Why It’s Essential To Empower Women Farmers In Agribusiness Value Chains

Oct 12, 2020 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

It is important to include women farmers equally in the agribusiness value chain to enhance their voice in...

Convergence Of Agri-business and Govt Intiatives Will Make Farmers More 'Atmanirbhar'

Convergence Of Agri-business and Govt Intiatives Will Make Farmers More 'Atmanirbhar'

Jul 27, 2020 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

Unleashing of the agribusiness entrepreneurial spirit is at the core of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s...

Strengthening Agricultural Marketing Opportunities For Farmers Through e-NAM

Strengthening Agricultural Marketing Opportunities For Farmers Through e-NAM

May 26, 2020 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

There are more than one crore farmers and one lakh traders registered on e-National Agricultural Market...

How A District In Telangana Is Empowering Small And Marginal Farmers

How A District In Telangana Is Empowering Small And Marginal Farmers

Feb 04, 2020 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

Khammam district in Telangana has taken the initiative to set up temporary decentralised village level camps...

Water Use Efficiency Through Micro Irrigation In India: The Way Forward

Water Use Efficiency Through Micro Irrigation In India: The Way Forward

Aug 09, 2019 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

The backbone for the success of water use efficiency initiatives through micro irrigation is, first and...

Many Best Practices, Innovations In Post-Harvest Management Of Fruits And Vegetables, A Bigger Push Needed

Many Best Practices, Innovations In Post-Harvest Management Of Fruits And Vegetables, A Bigger Push Needed

May 11, 2019 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

Due to changing lifestyles and consumption patterns, the output of horticulture production stood at 311.7...

Towards Climate-Smart And Sustainable Agriculture in India

Towards Climate-Smart And Sustainable Agriculture in India

Apr 01, 2019 Dr. Abhilaksh Likhi

Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) takes into consideration the diversity of social, economic and environmental...