Climate change and agriculture in India: studies from selected river basins Palanisami, K.

By: Palanisami, K
Contributor(s): Ranganathan, C. R | Nagothu, Udaya Sekhar | Kakumanu, Krishna Reddy
Publisher: London Routledge 2014Description: xxii, 319 p.ISBN: 9780415735995Subject(s): Climate Change | Agriculture - India - Development Studies | Conservation - Environment StudiesDDC classification: 363.7387 Summary: This book provides an overview of climate change in India using river basin data and analytical and econometric methods. It, first, makes a quantitative assessment of how climate change affects agricultural and food production systems; second, predicts how these systems may respond to climate change; and third, suggests adaptation measures and strategies to improve the income of farmers, increase production, save water and conserve environment.The work will be greatly useful to policy-makers, researchers and teachers of agricultural economics, environmental studies and economics and development studies as also to research organizations dealing with climate modelling and resource management.
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This book provides an overview of climate change in India using river basin data and analytical and econometric methods. It, first, makes a quantitative assessment of how climate change affects agricultural and food production systems; second, predicts how these systems may respond to climate change; and third, suggests adaptation measures and strategies to improve the income of farmers, increase production, save water and conserve environment.The work will be greatly useful to policy-makers, researchers and teachers of agricultural economics, environmental studies and economics and development studies as also to research organizations dealing with climate modelling and resource management.

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