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Cover for A holistic approach for achieving impact through CSR.

Food and nutritional security of projected population of 9.7 billion globally and 1.7 billion in India by 2050 is the major challenge of the 21st century. Alongside the challenge is to improve farmers' income and upgrade agriculture as a business to make it attractive to the youth and generate...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Girish Chander; Garg, K. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improving livelihoods through watershed interventions: a case study of SABMiller India project.

Water plays an important role in the semi-arid tropical region to address water scarcity, land degradation, and crop and livestock productivity which improves the rural livelihood system. The Charminar Breweries (formerly SABMiller, and since merged with AB InBev) in Sangareddy district, Telangana, ...

Author(s)
Rajesh Nune; Rao, Ch. S.; Sudi, R.; Wani, S. P.; Garg, K. K.; Rao, D. S. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improved livelihoods - a case study from Asian Paints Limited.

Asian Paints Limited and International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) collaborated to improve rural livelihoods through integrated watershed development programme. Six villages in Patancheru mandal of Medak district, Telangana, India covering an area of 7143 ha were...

Author(s)
Patil, M. D.; Wani, S. P.; Garg, K. K.; Rajesh Nune
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water productivity and income.

This chapter discusses the impact of the Bhoochetana programme using data collected from a large number of farmers' fields in Karnataka, India, during the 4-year period from 2009 to 2012. These data capture large variability in meteorological, biophysical, socioeconomic and agronomic factors in the ...

Author(s)
Garg, K. K.; Wani, S. P.; Girish Chander; Anantha, K. H.; Pardhasaradhi, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social and economic benefits.

This chapter discusses the economic and social benefits of the adoption of improved crop technologies in rainfed areas under the Bhoochetana programme in Karnataka. It is revealed that the yield and economic benefits of the Bhoochetana programme are contributing towards improving rural livelihoods...

Author(s)
Anantha, K. H.; Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.; Pardhasaradhi, G.; Srinivas, K.; Garg, K. K.; Krishnappa, K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improving water availability and diversification of cropping systems in pilot villages of north and southern India.

Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and southeastern region of Karnataka (e.g. Kolar) are hot spots of poverty located in the semi-arid tropics. These regions are vulnerable to climate change and experience water scarcity and land degradation. Despite having moderate to good rainfall (700-850 mm),...

Author(s)
Garg, K. K.; Ramesh Singh; Wani, S. P.; Chaturvedi, O. P.; Inder Dev; Patil, M. D.; Sudi, R.; Singh, A. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
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