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Dynamics of watershed development and livelihood in India

Dynamics of watershed development and livelihood in India

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Published by Serials Publications in New Delhi, India .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Watershed management -- Government policy -- India,
  • Rural development projects -- India,
  • Sustainable development -- India

  • About the Edition

    Papers presented at the National Workshop on Watershed, held at Hyderabad.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] S.S.P. Sharma, U.H. Kumar.
    ContributionsSharma, S. S. P. 1954-, Kumar, U. H. 1967-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1698.I4 D96 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24055046M
    ISBN 108183873464
    ISBN 109788183873468
    LC Control Number2010316416

    SRI has been known in India since The awareness on SRI by the scientific community had been under SRI. This book is an attempt to explain the origin, principles and practices of SRI and the developments so far done by Drs Thiyagarajan and Dr Biksham Gujja on the development of the SRI System of rice cultivation.   A paradigm shift in soil and water conservation measures from an isolated approach to integrated watershed development programmes (WDPs) in the early s em-phasised the active involvement or sense of ownership of the farming community for economic and social uplift on a holistic basis, particularly of the weaker sections and by:

    India is primarily an agricultural economy and majority of people are still dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. After independence, development of agriculture has been assured by various revolutions supported by government.. Green Revolution – This revolution led to tremendous rise in production of food grains, especially wheat, by use of high-yielding varieties of seeds.   This chapter deals with gender and rural livelihood in the Lake Tana Basin, which lies within the Lake Tana watershed of Amhara region in the North West part of Ethiopia. It includes areas around the lake with strong ecological, socioeconomic and cultural linkages to the lake : Sewmehon Demissie, Azanaw Abebe.

    The terms ‘livelihoods’, ‘poverty’ and ‘development’ have different meanings in different societies and people. Development implies a better quality of life and enahancement of opportunities, and better access to assets and services to marginal communities: particularly Cited by: 1. The number of IWMPs (Integrated Watershed Management Programs) present in India during the period was Among all the 29 states, Maharashtra has the highest number of watershed programs (), followed by Rajasthan (), Uttar Pradesh (), Gujarat (), Karnataka (), Madhya Pradesh () and Andhra Pradesh ().


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