IRRI's regional representative for South Asia, Nafees Meah, speaks with Geography and You to discuss his perspectives on climate change, micronutrient deficiency, food accessibility, and affordability, among other issues affecting India's food sector. He also shares his take on policies and how restructuring value chains may potentially help ease the negative impact of these challenges on India's smallholder farmers.
"Policies encouraging sustainable intensification of agriculture through climate-smart practices are the need of the hour."
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