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Community and Climate Resilience in the Semi-Arid Tropics

A Journey of Innovation

Editors: Wani, S.P., Raju, K.V. (Eds.)

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  • Presents innovative research into rain-fed agricultural processes
  • Demonstrates effective community participatory mechanisms
  • Addresses issues to improve livelihoods of dryland farmers in Semi-Arid Tropics 
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  • Due: January 22, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-29918-7
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About this book

This book focuses on developing an integrated holistic approach for harnessing the potential of rain-fed agriculture. In this approach, rainwater management through harvesting and recharging the groundwater is used as an entry point activity for increasing the productivity for farmers through enhanced water use efficiency. To provide the holistic and integrated solutions, the approach of consortium through building partnerships with different stakeholders, eg. different research institutions (State, National and International), development departments, eg. Department of Agriculture, Department of Animal Husbandry etc., Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Farmers Organizations Community-based Organizations (CBOs) along with market linkages through private companies.


About the authors

S.P. Wani is former Director of Research program Asia and Director, ICRISAT Development Centre, ICRISAT.

K.V. Raju, is former Theme Leader, Policies and Impacts, and Principal Scientist, IDC, Research Program Asia, ICRISAT.


Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Need for Community Empowerment and Climate Resilience in the Semi-arid Tropics

    Pages 1-5

    Wani, S. P. (et al.)

  • Adarsha Watershed, Kothapally, ICRISAT’s Innovative Journey: Why, How and What?

    Pages 7-32

    Wani, S. P. (et al.)

  • Climate Change Impacts at Benchmark Watershed

    Pages 33-47

    Kesava Rao, A. V. R. (et al.)

  • Soil management for Sustained and Higher Productivity in the Adarsha Watershed

    Pages 49-63

    Chander, Girish (et al.)

  • Improved Water Balance and Ecosystem Services Through Integrated Watershed Development

    Pages 65-80

    Garg, Kaushal K. (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook 93,08 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: January 22, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-29918-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover 114,39 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • Due: January 23, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-29917-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Community and Climate Resilience in the Semi-Arid Tropics
Book Subtitle
A Journey of Innovation
Editors
  • S.P. Wani
  • K.V. Raju
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-29918-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-29918-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-29917-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 269
Number of Illustrations
111 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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