Chapter 4

NCERT
Class 10
Geography
Solutions
2. Describe the impact of globalisation on Indian agriculture.

Question:

Describe the impact of globalisation on Indian agriculture.

Answer:

There are positive & negative impacts of globalization on Indian farmers as followed-

Positive impacts :

  • New techniques are adopted in farming.
  • Increase in productivity.
  • Minimum usage of fertilizer and pesticides and water.
  • Fruits, nuts, vegetables which were first imported from foreign countries are now produced at our places and exported which in turn increased foreign exchange.
  • Research and Development to acquire a position in the world agriculture market.
  • Establishment of food processing industries, increase in employment.
  • Minimum wastage of grains, fruits, vegetables as we can adopt techniques from developed countries.

Negative impacts :

  • Less manpower in the field leading to unemployment in villages.
  • High cost.
  • Increased gap between rich and poor farmers.
  • High-cost leads to high loans which in case of crop failure results in high losses, forcing farmers to commit suicide.

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