From Food Scarcity to Surplus: Innovations in Indian, Chinese and Israeli Agriculture

Ashok Gulati, Yuan Zhou, Jikun Huang, Alon Tal, Ritika Juneja

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This book brings together unique experiences of India, China and Israel in overcoming economic, social, and natural resource challenges. Through its eleven chapters, the book captures the role of groundbreaking innovations in achieving unprecedented agricultural growth and stabilizing these nations. It provides a future outlook of the new challenges that will confront these countries in 2030 and beyond, related to tackling food and nutrition security, sustainable agricultural growth and adhering to improved food safety standards. This book provides useful insights for exploring technological innovations and policies that can address these future challenges and develop profitable and sustainable agriculture. This volume also highlights valuable lessons that India, China and Israel provide for the rest of the developing world where population is growing fast; natural resources are limited; and it is a challenge to produce enough food, feed and fibre for their populations. Tracing the historical past, this book is an impressive resource for academicians, policymakers, practitioners, agribusiness players, entrepreneurs in understanding the role of innovations in addressing future challenges.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Singapore
Number of pages401
ISBN (Electronic)9789811594847
ISBN (Print)9789811594830
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2021


  • Agricultural Innovation
  • Agricultural Revolution
  • Agriculture Policy
  • Farmer Incentive
  • Production Technology
  • Research and Development


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