ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Agricultural Development and Ecological Degradation-An Analytical Framework

The observed pattern of growth in the crop sector of Indian agriculture has had adverse consequences for rural ecology directly as well as indirectly through its impact on livestock development and the poverty situation. This paper attempts to suggest an analytical framework for understanding the causes of ecological degradation in the context of the changing crop and livestock economy as well as the impact of these two on rural poverty.

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