Raising Hope and Nurturing Options for Agricultural Development: Essays in Honor of Cynthia Bantilan

Deb, U K, ed. (2013) Raising Hope and Nurturing Options for Agricultural Development: Essays in Honor of Cynthia Bantilan. Friends and Admirers n Students, Hyderabad. ISBN 978-92-9066-558-8 (In Press)

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Raising Hope and Nurturing Options for Agricultural Development: Essays in Honor of Cynthia Bantilan is a tribute to an eminent teacher and researcherDr. Cynthia Bantilan on her 60th birthday by her students, colleagues and mentors. This is an open access e-book thatincludes two poems and 13 essays. The two poems with well-articulated verses, illustrate her versatile role in life—as a committed teacher, professional researcher and leader, mother anda beloved wife. Essayspresentedin this volume elaborate onthe future of rainfed agriculture, research priority setting and impact assessment for international agricultural research, chickpea revolution, biofuels, management of natural resources, agricultural diversification, gender equity, role of social networks for technology adoption, risks and uncertainties, FDI in retail marketing and regional cooperation for agricultural development. The volume presents useful insights derived from extensive experience and wisdom, to provide a valuable resource for students, researchers,policy makers, agricultural scientists and others engaged in agricultural development.

Item Type: Book
Divisions: RP-Market Institutions and Policies
CRP: UNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Siva Shankar
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2013 09:35
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2014 10:22
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/7100
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