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Price guarantees will not help India's farmers

A futures market paired with crop-neutral income support would be much better

| India
Workers sow paddy crop near Kotshamir village in Bathinda, Punjab's southern distric, on June 7: most of India's farmers have no access to reliable demand forecasting.   © Hindustan Times/Getty Images

Prerna Sharma Singh is an award-winning analyst specializing in policy and regulation with special reference to the agriculture and food sectors. She is a director on the board of Indonomics Consulting Private Limited.

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