Rehabilitation of Degraded Lands in Watersheds

Sreedevi, T K and Wani, S P and Osman, M and Tiwari, S (2009) Rehabilitation of Degraded Lands in Watersheds. In: Best-bet Options for Integrated Watershed Management Proceedings of the Comprehensive Assessment of Watershed Programs in India, 25-27 July 2007, ICRISAT Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh,India.

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There are about 13 categories of wastelands identi$ed in India, which constitute about 20.17% of total geographical area. The Govt. of India has identi$ed 146 districts in 19 states for micro-planning of degraded lands. Nearly 83% of wastelands are in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and UP. This paper analyses the classes of wastelands and di1erent approaches to reclamation of these lands.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Watersheds, wasteland, livestock, land degradation, common property resources.
Subjects: Others > Watershed Management
Others > Land Degradation
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2011 12:51
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2011 12:51
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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