Rain-fed Agriculture, Area and Extent

Bhattacharyya, T and Pal, D K and Wani, S P and Sahrawat, K L (2013) Rain-fed Agriculture, Area and Extent. In: Climate Change and Agriculture. Stadium Press (India) Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp. 1-18. ISBN 9789380012407

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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...

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Dry Lands, Agriculture, Rehabilition,Climate change
Subjects: Others > Climate Change
Depositing User: Mr Siva Shankar
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2012 11:10
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2013 04:04
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/6207
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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