Climate Change and Agriculture in India: Studies from Selected River Basins

1st Edition

K. Palanisami, C. R. Ranganathan, Udaya Sekhar Nagothu, Krishna Reddy Kakumanu

Routledge India
Published January 21, 2016
Reference - 344 Pages
ISBN 9781138660205 - CAT# Y229713

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Summary

This book provides an overview of climate change in India using river basin data and analytical and econometric methods. It, first, makes a quantitative assessment of how climate change affects agricultural and food production systems; second, predicts how these systems may respond to climate change; and third, suggests adaptation measures and strategies to improve the income of farmers, increase production, save water and conserve environment.The work will be greatly useful to policy-makers, researchers and teachers of agricultural economics, environmental studies and economics and development studies as also to research organizations dealing with climate modelling and resource management.

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