What does Village-level Evidence Suggest for Research and Development Priorities? uri icon

abstract

  • The latest round of ICRISAT?s village-level surveys inIndia?s Deccan Plateau present evidence on thesignificant changes in the village economies of the Semi-Arid Tropics (SAT). This calls for a policy that reducesthe widening gap between more favored and lessfavored regions and capitalizes on the potential of SATagriculture for India?s sustainable development. Thispolicy brief highlights important issues andopportunities facing SAT agriculture, such as waterscarcity, diversified sources of income, cropping pattern..............changes, livestock enterprises, and integration

publication date

  • 2003