Agriculture in India

Land is an important source of identity, symbol of social status and foundation for rural power in India, often carrying significant emotional attachment. With a long history, diverse geography and pluralistic culture, land governance has evolved in India through communal, imperial, feudal, colonial and modern systems, gradually moving towards individualization and conclusive titling.

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This indicator is calculated by FAOSTAT/ESS and is part of the FAO Suite of Food Security Indicators -- Dimension: access (

Measurement unit: 
Millions (3-year average)

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Indigenous representatives campaign to draw attention to the plight of tribes facing climate change at the conference in Paris last year. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA
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