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Cover for Corporate social responsibility in India: philosophy, policy and practice.

This chapter presents an overview of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and philanthropic funding in India, and looks at the evolution of CSR governance and policies. It examines how Indian companies are doing on the CSR front, how the government is supplementing CSR efforts, as well as how...

Author(s)
Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Learnings and a way forward.

ICRISAT has been working with corporations since 2002 and subsequently a number of corporations and public-sector companies in India have come forward to help take science to the doorstep of the farmers through science-led development. This chapter summarizes a number of lessons from this corporate ...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Harnessing dividends from drylands: innovative scaling up with soil nutrients.

This book brings together the results of a novel scaling-up initiative of the Bhoochetana Mission Program implemented during 2009-2012 in Karnataka. The second phase of Bhoochetana covers all 30 districts for both irrigated and dryland crops with strong leadership by the Government of Karnataka...

Author(s)
Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book
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Cover for Drylands for food security: a macro perspective.

This chapter discusses the use of drylands for food production. The dryland development dynamics at global level; food insecurity and crop yields in drylands; untapped potential of rainfed crops; and the key contraints in rainfed agriculture, focusing on soil health, are described. A meta-analysis...

Author(s)
Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Institutional arrangements and innovations.

The Government of Karnataka introduced a unique model through institutional reforms for the Bhoochetana programme, which was operationalized through a structure composed of state- and grassroot-level institutions. The highest level of institutions that was created through the Bhoochetana programme...

Author(s)
Krishnappa, K.; Anantha, K. H.; Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
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Cover for Lessons learnt and a way forward.

This chapter synthesizes lessons learnt from the Bhoochetana programme implemented during 2009-2012 in Karnataka. The unique mechanism in terms of institutions, policies, capacity building, monitoring, planning and implementation are responsible for the success of this project on a larger scale in...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Building soil health, improving carbon footprint and minimizing greenhouse gas emissions through CSR.

Unabated soil degradation due to low soil organic carbon (C) levels, multiple nutrient deficiencies including micro- and secondary nutrients, rising salinity and soil loss due to erosion jeopardizes food security of swiftly rising global population projected to be 9.7 billion by 2050. Soils also...

Author(s)
Girish Chander; Wani, S. P.; Pardhasaradhi, G.; Patil, M. D.; Rao, A. N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter

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