Dr Raka Saxena is a Senior Scientist at the National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NIAP) of ICAR. At present, she is engaged in research on agrarian issues, farm income and livelihood security for farmers, and is handling a Network Project on Market Intelligence that is running in 13 states of India.
She was previously at National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal and GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Uttarakhand. She has also worked as consultant for OECD, Ministry of Commerce, and ICRIER. She holds a Ph.D. in agricultural economics, and is a recipient of the Dr RT Doshi Award.
Boosting Indo-Pak agricultural trade
02 Apr 2015
Despite close geographical proximity of India and Pakistan and implementation of SAFTA almost a decade ago, trade potential between the two countries remains largely unexploited. This column analyses trends in Indo-Pak trade in agriculture, which constitutes 43.6% of total Indo-Pak trade, and highlights opportunities for expanding trade in this sector.
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