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Broadening the Scope of Watershed Development

The Parthasarathy Committee report will serve as a milestone in the field of watershed development. It has brought out sharply the crisis we face in agriculture; it makes a strong case for a coherent strategy for the development of rainfed regions to ensure food security; and it argues forcefully that watershed development needs to grow out of its conservation cocoon and focus on sustainable livelihoods.

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