Watershed Development and Livelihoods: People’s Action in India

1st Edition

S.K. Das

Routledge India
Published August 14, 2018
Reference - 244 Pages
ISBN 9781138384187 - CAT# K398739

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Summary

This book analyses the empowerment process of the Bhil as a result of the implementation of the watershed project in Jhabua. This visionary project, planned and implemented by the Bhil community, has put in place an integrated strategy that has given them control over their livelihood.

It is examined against the backdrop of a framework that links three important aspects-biophysical (resource management and ecological balance), socio-economic (productivity, agricultural growth and livelihood support) and institutional (sustainable resource use, equity and benefit-cost sharing); and their complex interactions.

This will be useful to scholars and researchers in development studies, environment, agriculture, sociology, economics and public policy.

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