Rain-fed Agriculture, Area and Extent uri icon


  • Rainfed areas, although vary from region to region, are important in terms of agriculture since most of the poor communities live in these areas. Rainfed agriculture (RFA) is fragile due to climatic vagaries. More than 90 per cent area comes uner RFA in the sub-Saharan Africa; the corresponding figures are 90 per cent, 60 per cent and 75 per cent for Latin America, South-Asia, East-Asia and Near-East North Africa, respectively

publication date

  • 2013