The Agricultural Economics Research Association (India), registered as a society in 1987, currently has 950 life members, 110 ordinary members, 120 institutional members and 25 honorary life members from India and abroad. The mandate of the Association is to promote quality research in agricultural economics on contemporary agrarian problems for informed policy decisions. AERA has been regularly publishing the journal ‘Agricultural Economics Research Review’ (AERR) twice a year since 1988. Agricultural Economics Research Review has been rated high by the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India. To encourage Young Professionals, the AERA also publishes abstracts of Master’s and Doctoral theses in AERR. The Association has been successfully organizing its annual conference on contemporary and emerging agrarian issues, the proceedings of which are published as a special conference number of the Agricultural Economics Research Review.