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S S A N
Working towards bringing about a
qualitative change in the watershed based development programs
in India, Providing Capacity Building and Support Services
for development initiatives in Natural Resources Management with
a focus on promoting Livelihoods of Poor, Economic and Gender
India's Soil Crisis
It is projected that India will need to
its agricultural output 12% to feed its people in 2020. Much of
this has to come by growing more on the same amount of land. This
land, however, is weakening and withering, reports M. Rajshekhar.
Farmers on Holiday
Andhra farmers shun growing paddy this
kharif in absence
of buyers, storage space. Analysts say this perhaps the first
time in the countyr that paddy farmers have resorted to such a
drastic step, that too in a green revolution belt. Read
Impact Assessment of Watershed Programs in U.P.
of India (GoI) has commissioned this study to know the impacts
of watershed program in nine Indian states. At national level
this study is anchored by National Institute of Rural Development
(NIRD). This study is basically intended to know the impacts of
watershed development program through the components of Physical
Factors, Biological Factors, Economical Factors and Social Factors
as perceived by farmers..
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500 017, Andhra Pradesh, India. Ph:
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