Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

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The Nexus between Energy and Food Systems: What Lies Ahead for India

Ritambhara Singh1*, KM Singh2, Tulika Kumari3, Naseem Ahmed4 and DK Sinha5

1Associate Professor, Department of Agribusiness Management, School of Agribusiness and Rural Management, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa (Samastipur), Bihar, India

2Professor and Dean, Post Graduate College of Agriculture, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa (Samastipur), Bihar, India

3Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Post Graduate College of Agriculture, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa (Samastipur), Bihar, India

4Senior Technical Officer, Department of Agricultural Economics, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa (Samastipur), Bihar, India

5Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural Economics, Post Graduate College of Agriculture, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa (Samastipur), Bihar, India

*Corresponding Author: Ritambhara Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Agribusiness Management, School of Agribusiness and Rural Management, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa (Samastipur), Bihar, India.

Received: July 07, 2022; Published: August 06, 2022

Abstract

The whole food systems comprising of pre-production, production, and post-production activities. consume a lot more energy and also emits Greenhouse gases. Therefore, energy and food systems have a complex nexus that needs to be interrogated and appropriate sustainable solutions must be aimed at from the perspective of current and future generations, not of India but the World as a whole.

 

Keywords: Food Systems; Energy Security; Climate Change; Nexus; Challenges; India

 

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Citation

Citation: Ritambhara Singh., et al. “The Nexus between Energy and Food Systems: What Lies Ahead for India". Acta Scientific Agriculture 6.9 (2022): 23-27.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Ritambhara Singh., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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