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Decentralised Management of Natural Resources in the UP Hills

Over-population in relation to poor land productivity has resulted in land degradation and deforestation in the UP hilts. If any new management system for revival of the common property resources is to succeed, the locals should be actively involved in every phase of the programme.

New Look at Rural Planning

After so much of effort and expenditure on rural development there is no little to show in terms of improvement in the rural economy. There is no sense of enthusiasm about development comparable to that generated in the early years of panchayati raj before it was crushed by petty political interests. The lack of public response does not indicate backwardness and apathy of the people, but that both the policies and their implementation- are not felt to be relevant to the people's most essential needs.

Agricultural Economy of Kumaon Hills

country in the world exports as weight Recently the increasing role of multinationals has made it imperative to reformulate some of the theoretical premises of international economics. This has been acknowledged as an important explanatory factor for emergence of unit of labour cost as the most important indicator of competitiveness of British exports in Enoch's article. In the Indian context also it would have been instructive to examine the phenomenon in this light. The mle of multinationals in the industries manufacturing goods that are exported by India is prominent.

Agricultural Economy of Kumaon Hills-Threat of Ecological Disaster

Threat of Ecological Disaster Sri Madhava Ashish This paper sets out to demonstrate how the present practices of agriculture in the Kumaon Himalayas is unavoidably implicated in giving rise to deforestation over extensive mountain tracts. If traditional farming and grazing practices are allowed to continue in the Kumaon tracts, not only will the hill populations destroy the hill environment on which their own livelihood depends and be forced to migrate to the plains, but the damage caused to plains agriculture by alternating floods and droughts, silting, and possible climatic changes wilt endanger the livelihood of the whole nation.
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