Venkatesh Tagat

Dr. Venkatesh Tagat is a retired CGM of NABARD, involved intensely in climate-resilient agriculture, agriculture marketing, and FPOs.

He serves as an Independent Director on Samunnati Finance board, and as Consultant to KFW, GIZ, IFAD, and others. He has extensive knowledge of the institutional space in agriculture, private sector investments, and the inner workings of FinTech and AgriTech.

Posts by Venkatesh Tagat

Indian agriculture during and after the pandemic

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, agricultural activities in India were exempt from restrictions. However, the lockdowns led to various disruptions in the supply chain. This blog summarizes the impact of COVID-19 on different sub-sectors and highlights the measures the government took to address the problems of farmers.