Searching with a thematic focus on Livelihoods, Climate change, Agriculture and food in India
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- DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2014This working paper focuses on large cardamom (Amomum subulatum), an important cash crop and livelihood option for people in Sikkim Himalayas, India.Document
Food, water, and energy security in South Asia: a nexus perspective from the Hindu Kush Himalayan regionScience Direct, 2014With limited land resources, inadequate energy supply, and growing water stress, South Asia faces the challenge of providing enough water and energy to grow enough food for the burgeoning population.DocumentWorld Bank, 2012This paper is a product of the World Bank Agriculture and Rural Development Team, Development Research Group. With a focus on rural India, it analyses the impact of electrification on a range of households and aims to determine who benefits most from rural electrification.Document
Mapping the regional variation in potential vulnerability in Indian agriculture to climate change: An exercise through constructing vulnerability indexAfrican Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2013The anticipated changes in water availability, temperature rise, soil degradation and the suggested increase in extreme weather events are likely to greatly affect agriculture in India. This paper aims to develop the vulnerability profile of agricultural systems of the Indian states to the changing climate scenarios.DocumentInternational Institute for Environment and Development, 2013Through the analysis of newspaper articles and a survey of journalists, this publication identifies gaps and highlights differences in how the media portray pastoralism in Kenya, China and India.Organisation
Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) is a non-profit non-governmental organisation founded in 1993, currently operating in five 5 Indian states: Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan aDocument
Achieving food security in the face of climate change: final report from the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate ChangeClimate Change Agriculture Food Security, 2012This report, released by the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change, identifies a set of clear actions to be undertaken by key stakeholders to achieve food security in the context of climate change.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2011This study, published by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, investigates how climate and socio-economic change is affecting the livelihoods of the mountain peoples of the Himalayas.DocumentNew Agriculturalist, 2008Across vast areas of the world, human activity has degraded once fertile and productive land. Deforestation, overgrazing, continuous farming and poor irrigation practices have affected almost 2 billion hectares worldwide, threatening the health and livelihoods of over one billion people.