ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Drought Management-Farmers Strategies and Their Policy Implications

Farmers' Strategies and Their Policy Implications N S Jodha Although current drought management practices have made considerable headway, minimising the impact of drought in dryland areas, they have tended to ignore and, therefore, undermine farmers' traditional coping strategies which include components such as people's participation and collective sustenance. This has also resulted in reducing the effectiveness of modern drought management techniques. A better grasp and understanding of the importance of traditional coping strategies adopted by farmers is undoubtedly called for.

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