ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Subsidy and Cost Sharing in Watershed Projects

Subsidy and Cost Sharing in Watershed Projects Role of Panchayats H CHANDRASHEKAR The watershed development programmme (WDP) has gained in importance as a central strategy for better management of natural resources and improvement of livelihood of rural people especially in the rainfed areas. This is more evident from the fact that one of the most professionally recognised forums such as the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics has chosen the watershed development as its conference theme three times in a span of one-and-a-half decades. The micro-level planning and implementation, peoples

Green Revolution, Dryland Agriculture and Sustainability-Insights from India

Against the background of the green revolution and dryland agriculture, this paper analyses the growth experience of Indian agriculture and its implications for growth, equity and sustainability. It examines the association between growth and instability and factors behind yield instability using cropwise and disaggregated time series data. It then analyses the cost economics of Indian agriculture covering several crops and regions. This is followed by an impact assessment of watershed development programmes on dryland development in India.

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