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Rural labour market in varhad: a case study of agricultural labourers in rain-fed agriculture in India

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  • Reddy, C. R
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    ILO pub-WEP pub. Working paper based on a case study of conditions of employment among agricultural workers in commercial farming in the rain FED region of Varhad, India - notes on-going labour surplus and stagnating agricultural production with a trend towards proletarianization; regrets failure to develop adequate agricultural technology adapted to agroclimatic conditions; points out negative impact of contract farming on agricultural income, etc. Graphs, maps, references, statistical tables.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 241836.

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    Length: 85 P. pages
    Date of creation: 1985
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    Publication status: Published in Rural employment policy research programme, working paper series
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:241836

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    Keywords: WEP pub; conditions of employment; agricultural worker; commercial farming; India; labour surplus; agricultural production; trend; proletarianization; failure; agricultural technology; contract farming; agricultural income; graph; map; reference; statistical table; pub PME; conditions d'emploi; travailleur agricole; agriculture commerciale; Inde; pub PME; condiciones de empleo; trabajador agrícola; agricultura comercial; India; excédent de main-d'oeuvre; production agricole; tendance; prolétarisation; échec; technologie agricole; agriculture contractuelle; revenu agricole; graphique; carte géographique; référence bibliographique; tableau statistique; excedente de mano de obra; producción agrícola; tendencia; proletarización; fracaso; tecnología agrícola; agricultura contractual; ingreso agrícola; gráfico; mapa; referencia; cuadros estadísticos;

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    1. BALAND, Jean-Marie & DREZE, Jean & LERUTH, Luc, 1998. "Daily wages and piece rates in agrarian economies," CORE Discussion Papers 1998058, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).

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