Agriculture and Allied Micro-enterprise for Livelihood Opportunities uri icon

abstract

  • Micro-enterprises are the keys to generate employment opportunities as wellas income earning avenues to both landless, women and landholding people.Therefore, the poverty alleviation in semi-arid regions requires a greaterunderstanding of the interactions of agriculture and allied enterprises and theirimplications for the household economy. This paper synthesizes the availableevidence on agriculture and allied enterprises in watershed development areas andhow policy should address the issue to balance between agriculture and micro-enterprises promoted by watershed development programs

publication date

  • 2009