48 Pages Posted: 29 Jun 2017
Date Written: June 28, 2017
The issues of farmer suicides and loan waivers are a manifestation of the failures at both policy and execution level. This paper argues that these are symptom of failure of agricultural economics and examines the reasons for it. The paper further proposes a solution - a Smart Agriculture Management System (SAMS) and supporting mechanisms to make agricultural economics work for the farmer.
Keywords: Farmer Suicides, Agriculture, Loan Waivers, Farming, Agricultural Economics
JEL Classification: Q, Q00, Q10,Q16, O13, O3
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Deodhar, Rahul Prakash, A Solution to Farmer Suicides & Loan Waivers (June 28, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2994561