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Agrarian structure and productivity in Bangladesh and West Bengal

Bimal Kumar Saha

Agrarian structure and productivity in Bangladesh and West Bengal

a study in comparative perspective

by Bimal Kumar Saha

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Published by University Press in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects,
    • Agriculture -- Bangladesh.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBimal Kumar Saha.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2075.6 .S24 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 221 p. :
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL322415M
      ISBN 109840513796
      LC Control Number97903171

        However, the authors find that even though the rate of adoption of HYV rice was faster in Bangladesh than in West Bengal, the rate of growth in rice productivity was higher in West Bengal. They attribute this difference to the implementation of tenancy reform. There are Cited by:   And it definitely speaks to the West Bengal of today, which has seen a marked increase in Islamophobia even as, ironically, its chief minister has sought to woo Muslim voters. There is a .

      forms on land markets in two villages in West Bengal. Until the s, the agrarian structure of West Bengal was noted for an impoverished peasantry, the relatively small size of operational holdings in the state,1 great inequality in the distribution of land, and the widespread prevalence of sharecropping tenancy arrangements. Land-. first phase and explained it in terms of regressive agrarian structure and high rural inequality. Just as Boyce’s book was published in , there were telltale signs of a quiet Green Revolution going on in rural Bengal (Saha and Swaminathan ). Agricultural growth and productivity in West Bengal in s was sought to be explained in.

      The geographical territory of Bangladesh, then called East Pakistan, was first carved out of the eastern agrarian hinterland of Bengal in when British colonial rule ended. Unlike West Bengal, which remained in India and which was significantly industrialized at that time, East Bengal was almost entirely an agrarian economy growing rice and. Chakraborti, A.K. () Beneficiaries of Land Reforms: The West Bengal Scenario, State Institute of Panchayats & Rural Development, West Bengal. Google Scholar Directorate of Economics and Statistics (Gov. of Bihar) () New Series of State Domestic Product Bihar: –10 (Base year –05).Cited by: 1.


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Get this from a library. Agrarian structure and productivity in Bangladesh and West Bengal: a study in comparative perspective. [Bimal Kumar Saha]. Tenancy Relations and Agrarian Development is a welcome addition to the existing literature on tenancy relations in particular and land reforms in literature on tenancy relations in a particular and land reforms in general.

This publication will be useful to policymakers, students, and academicians within and outside West Bengal."Cited by: Book Review The Bangladesh Development Studies Vol.

XXIV. March -June Nos. 1 & 2 Agrarian Structure and Productivity in Bangladesh and West Bengal: A Study in Comparative Perspective, by B.K.

Saha Published by the University Press Limited, Dhaka The book is an outcome of the author's Ph.D. dissertation on. Agrarian Bengal: Economy, Social Structure and Politics, As well as being an outstanding contribution to Indian economic and social history, this book draws important conclusions about peasant politics in general and about the effects of international economic fluctuations on primary producing countries.

The Agrarian Structure of Bangladesh: An Impediment to Development. Boulder: Kamal, A. Ahmed. The Decline of the Muslim League and the Ascendancy of the Bureaucracy in East Pakistan. Unpublished PhD dissertation: Kawai, Akinobu.

'Landlords' and Imperial Rule: Change in Agrarian Bengal Society, 2 Vols. Tokyo. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction - Ben Rogaly, Barbara Harriss-White and Sugata Bose Agricultural Growth and Agrarian Change in West Bengal and BangladeshPART ONE: AGRICULTURAL GROWTH, POVERTY AND WELL-BEINGAgricultural Growth and Agrarian Structure in Bengal.

The story of agrarian growth and stagnation in the Ganga-Meghna-Brahmaputra basin (encompassing Bihar, West Bengal and Bangladesh) is a puzzle that keeps intriguing me. Pieces just don’t fall in place to yield one neat explanation.

Bengal in the South, Ichhamati-Raimangal in the East and imaginary Dumpier and Hodges line in the North. LOCATION OF THE STUDY AREA The Gosaba Block (’47” N, ’10” E) consists of 51 mouzas with an average area of ha. According to the District Statistical Handbook, Government of West Bengal.

positive effect on productivity at the farm and village levels 1% land area distributed associated with.2–.4% rise in farm productivity, with high spillovers to owner cultivated farms However, contribution of Operation Barga to observed productivity growth in West Bengal in ss was small, relative to various agricultural development.

The Agrarian Structure Of Bangladesh: An Impediment To Development (Westview Special Studies on South and Southeast Asia) [Jannuzi, F. Tomasson, Peach, James T] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Agrarian Structure Of Bangladesh: An Impediment To Development (Westview Special Studies on South and Southeast Asia)Cited by: Agricultural Productivity and Productivity Regions in West Bengal Introduction A Assam and Bangladesh in the east, the Bay of Bengal in the south and Orissa, Jharkhand, Bihar and Nepal in the west.

The agriculture area of the state is 51, sq. kms. in andFile Size: 2MB. Paper Presented at a Workshop on 'Agricultural Growth and Agrarian Structure in Contemporary West Bengal and Bangladesh', Calcutta, January.

Farm Size and Productivity: A New Look at the Old Author: Santanu Rakshit. Minorities and the State discusses the plight of two numerically significant religious minority groups: Hindus in Bangladesh and Muslims in West Bengal, India. The political vicissitudes in India and Bangladesh have stirred up questions relating to citizenship, nationality, and identity.

In this volume, academics from India, Bangladesh, and Japan examine the formation of minority identity at. factor productivity that comes from it are a major positive forces West Bengal and Bangladesh Pakistan East and agrarian structure within which they seek their livelihood and the ways in which this structure influences the distribution of the.

A HISTORY OF BANGLADESH Bangladesh is a new name for an old land whose history is little known to the wider world. A country chiefly known in the West through media images of poverty, underdevelopment and natural disasters, Bangladesh did not exist as an independent state until WillemvanSchendel’shistoryrevealsthecountry’svibrant.

Land Reform and Agricultural Productivity in India: A Review of the Evidence agricultural productivity, land reform, West Bengal. the agrarian structure.’ The report directly blames the. Land reforms in post-independence West Bengal began with the passage of the West Bengal Bargadar Act (), followed by the West Bengal Estate Acquisition Act (), and the West Bengal Land Reforms Act ().

These three Acts were enacted at the initiative of File Size: KB. While land reforms in the countries referenced above differed with respect to the imposed land ceiling, the pre-reform average farm size, as well as the degree of enforcement of the reform, in each of them there was a substantial decrease in average farm size a decade or two following the reform.

of the contemporary agrarian structures in Bangladesh. Tariquzzaman “The relation between agrarian structure and development is. one complex interaction rather than unilinear causation” Abdullah, 1. Introduction Bangladesh has long been considered one of the world’s poorest countries, with % of the.

Majority view opined that it was a regressive agrarian structure — a result of exploitative Zamindari system that held this region back, leading to a paradox of “hunger in a fertile land” as Boyce () put it in a nutshell, in this seminal book Agrarian Impasse in Bengal: Agricultural Growth in Bangladesh and West Bengal.

Around that.Land reform also helps landless agricul­tural tenants. Thus, two main objectives of land reform are: (i) to change the agrarian structure in a way as not to obstruct but promote the growth of agriculture; and (ii) to replace the old land system by a new one, free from .Sen, Abhijit and Ranja Sengupta (), ‘The Recent Growth in Agricultural Output in Eastern India, with Special Reference to the Case of West Bengal’, paper presented at the Workshop on (p) Agricultural Growth and Agrarian Structure in West Bengal and Bangladesh, Calcutta, 9–12 January Author: Sunil Sengupta.