ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Reinvigorating Watershed Development

   Reinvigorating Watershed Development Studies have repeatedly shown that poverty and distress in India are increasingly concentrated in its dryland areas. It has also been argued that the impact of growth on poverty would be the highest in such areas. The key to creating such an impact lies in reversing the trend of declining public capital formation in agriculture as well as in giving priority to rainfed areas in agricultural research and development and altering the pattern of state support (price and subsidies) to favour these areas, which are now increasingly characterised by farmers

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