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The state of Indian agriculture agricultural productivity, food security and climate change Sanjeev Kumar.

By: Kumar, Sanjeev [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks [Los Angeles] SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd 2020Description: xxx, 268 p. ill. (b&w) 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789353883348Subject(s): Agricultural productivity -- India | Agricultural ecology -- India | Food supply -- India
Contents:
Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Overview of Indian Agriculture -- Past Inferences on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate -- Research Methods and Techniques for the Analysis -- Agro-Climatic Zones and Trends of Climatic Variables in India -- Indian Agriculture and Climate Change: A National Level Analysis -- Trends of Food Security and Its Components at National Level -- Food Security and Climate Change: A National Level Analysis -- Performance of Indian Agriculture at State Level -- State Level Trends of Food Security and Its Components -- Agricultural Productivity, Food Security and Climate Change: A State Level Analysis -- Concluding Synthesis -- References -- Index
Summary: "Agriculture is a major source of rural employment and plays a crucial role in the economic development of India. The State of Indian Agriculture examines the present scenario of Indian agriculture and studies the trends at national as well as state level. The overall objective of the book is to analyze the impact of climate change on Indian agriculture and its implications for food security. The book recommends strategies to enhance productivity and the adoption of climate-smart practices to promote sustainable agriculture, thereby ensuring food security in India. It argues that there is an urgent need for a holistic and strategic approach to mitigate the challenges of climate change"-- Provided by publisher.
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Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Overview of Indian Agriculture -- Past Inferences on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate -- Research Methods and Techniques for the Analysis -- Agro-Climatic Zones and Trends of Climatic Variables in India -- Indian Agriculture and Climate Change: A National Level Analysis -- Trends of Food Security and Its Components at National Level -- Food Security and Climate Change: A National Level Analysis -- Performance of Indian Agriculture at State Level -- State Level Trends of Food Security and Its Components -- Agricultural Productivity, Food Security and Climate Change: A State Level Analysis -- Concluding Synthesis -- References -- Index

"Agriculture is a major source of rural employment and plays a crucial role in the economic development of India. The State of Indian Agriculture examines the present scenario of Indian agriculture and studies the trends at national as well as state level. The overall objective of the book is to analyze the impact of climate change on Indian agriculture and its implications for food security. The book recommends strategies to enhance productivity and the adoption of climate-smart practices to promote sustainable agriculture, thereby ensuring food security in India. It argues that there is an urgent need for a holistic and strategic approach to mitigate the challenges of climate change"-- Provided by publisher.

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