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Assessment of the State of Millets Farming in India

Publisher: MOJ Ecology & Environmental Sciences

With nearly 60 percent of India’s cultivated area is rain-fed, the damage caused by climate change is huge in agriculture sector. In order to save the farmers from such calamities, climate smart agricultural practices are increasingly promoted by government and other stakeholders. Millets cultivation is one such practice which seems to be the answer tofighting climate change, poverty and malnutrition. In this context, this paper presents briefly about India’s shifting approach from paddy and wheat based farming towards millets farming. It also narrates various measures that the government and other stakeholders have undertaken particularly in the last decade to promote millets farming in India.

Author(s): Manoj Kumar Behera | Views(187) | Download (103)

  
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