Overcoming Poverty through Dryland Agriculture:A Strategy for India uri icon


  • The ?New Deal? to rural India is aligned with a ?pro-poorpeople centred ? perspective for development. It underlinesgrowth based on efficiency and equity and stimulates theagricultural economy to boost incomes, demand and growthacross the vast rural heartland, home to 72% of India?spopulation.Increased intensification of agriculture through intensive useof irrigation, fertilizers, pesticides and high-yielding varietiesin more-favored high-potential zones was the major drivingforce behind the Green

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  • 1989