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MULTIFUNCTIONALITY OF AGRICULTURE, PUBLIC POLICIES AND SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCES: SOME CRITICAL ISSUES OF CONTEMPORARY CONTROVERSIES

by Catherine Laurent, Marielle Berriet-Solliec, Marc Kirsch, Pierre Labarthe & Aurélie Trouvé Various theoretical models of public policy analysis are used to treat situations of decision-making in which public deciders have to take into account the multifunctionality of agriculture. For some, science-society relations are not really problematical. Others acknowledge the current…

DISENTANGLING THE COMPLEXITY OF INDIA’S AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

by Jayanth Raghothama, Sebastiaan Meijer, Robin King Agricultural policies in India directly impact the livelihoods of close to two thirds of India’s population. Through policies, the government manages food security, urban and rural poverty, energy, and infrastructure, among others. Given the current state of India’s governance, the connection between policy…