Kerala has been praised for years for its high human development indicators. The agriculture sector represents less than 10% of the State's GDP but over 7 million families rely on agricultural activity, mostly small farms jeopardized by global warming. More sustainable water and soil management, access to climate smart agricultural innovations, better knowledge and markets are among the priorities for an inclusive, profitable and sustainable agricultural sector.
1st - Human Development rank among Indian States (HD: 0.790)
20% - percentage of Kerala GDP coming from migrants' remittances
0.14% - percentage of cultivated farm land sown in pulses