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Cover for The genderness of climate change, Australia.

This chapter presents a longitudinal study of farm families' struggles with the impact of climate change in Australia. It discusses how farm families' strategies to cope with drought and the reduced farm income affect gender relations and put pressure on farm families' health and well-being.

Author(s)
Alston, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Input subsidy versus farm technology - which is more important for agricultural development?

The development of Indian agriculture is driven by input subsidies and farm technology. Therefore this chapter examines which of these is more important for agricultural development. The study evaluates the effects of price and non-price factors on factor demand, crop output supply and demand, as...

Author(s)
Praduman Kumar; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social and economic benefits.

This chapter discusses the economic and social benefits of the adoption of improved crop technologies in rainfed areas under the Bhoochetana programme in Karnataka. It is revealed that the yield and economic benefits of the Bhoochetana programme are contributing towards improving rural livelihoods...

Author(s)
Anantha, K. H.; Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.; Pardhasaradhi, G.; Srinivas, K.; Garg, K. K.; Krishnappa, K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for International trade and food security: the future of Indian agriculture.

This book presents recent work on demand and supply projections for food grains and high-value agri-food commodities in India. It projects the implications of policies and trade on farm and non-farm incomes, poverty and income distribution in rural and urban areas. It also looks at the future...

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions and way forward.

This chapter summarizes the key findings of various studies and provides action plans for strengthening the agriculture sector and strategies for promoting agricultural trade for increasing farm incomes and reducing poverty in India.

Author(s)
Brouwer, F.; Joshi, P. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Value chain: on-farm production interventions.

The National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP) implemented interventions across the value chain for pre- and post-harvest sectors of millets in India. Interventions at the on-farm production stage are detailed in this chapter. These included identification of sorghum genotypes for specific end ...

Author(s)
Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Changing climate - responding to the inevitable.

This chapter depicts the trends and future predictions of climate, and current changing patterns of climatic parameters particularly temperature, rainfall and extreme events such as drought that are crucial in the semiarid environment. The trends in extreme events such as droughts, floods, etc.,...

Author(s)
Singh, N. P.; Byjesh, K.; Bantilan, C.; Rao, V. U. M.; Venkateswarulu, B.; Niranjan, F.; Jayatilaka, W.; Deb, U. K.; Ha, P. Q.; Suddhiyam, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Unlocking the potential of the potato subsector in Kenya - a roadmap for revitalizing the subsector.

The potato subsector in Kenya has an unexploited potential which, if properly harnessed, can make significant contributions to Kenya's development aspirations - particularly those related to food and nutrition security, and economic development - as articulated in the country's two main policy...

Author(s)
Lung'aho, C.; Kipkoech, D.; Ng'ang'a, N.; Kaguongo, W.; Nyongesa, M.; Schulte-Geldermann, E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economics and financial management.

This chapter focuses on the financing of a rabbit enterprise, and presents an overview of the expenses, income and cash flow in rabbit production.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter

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