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  1. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    March, 2016
    India, Southern Asia

    In order to improve water and land productivity through better water management, the workshop focused on increased surface irrigation efficiency through better land preparation and improved system parameters, and through Improved human capacity of local researchers and technicians.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2016
    Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Southern Asia

    India is globally the largest consumer of pulses with millions, particularly the poor, dependent on them for food and nutrition. It is also the largest importer of pulses and faces increasing dependence on imports as pulses demand is projected to increase 1.5 fold by 2030. The growing shortage has raised pulses prices making them unaffordable for most in India.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2016
    India, Southern Asia

    Soil organic carbon (SOC) and rainfall are generally
    positively related, whereas a negative relationship
    between soil inorganic carbon (SIC) and rainfall with
    some exception is observed. Land use pattern in black
    soil region (BSR) of the semi-arid tropical (SAT)
    India, consists of 80% under agriculture, followed by
    forest, horticulture, wasteland and permanent fallow.
    For sustainable agriculture on these soils, there is a
    concern about their low OC status, which warrants
    fresh initiatives to enhance their OC status by suitable

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2016
    Southern Asia, India

    Eco-industrial approach to urban planning views a component in the urban system in relation to others through spill over. IT Parks as a subsystem has a number of organic relations with the macro environment of local economy and ecology. The paper examines the case of one IT park as conceptualised as a self sufficient unit in the city of Bangalore and the way interactions have taken place in a span of two decades. The study uses both primary and secondary data for analysis.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2016
    Southern Asia, India

    The monograph examines the recommendations of the Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel on making the Western Ghats eco sensitive zones in the light of Indian environment laws. The Indian environment debate of conservation and protection of biodiversity has been sustained by post colonial response that has two major opposing strands. The first is the cultural opposition characterised by the indigenous people of their homestead, religious and livelihood rights. The second is the opposition within the political and legal framework that has taken the judicial and policy making route.

  6. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    June, 2016
    Southern Asia, India

    The city of Bangalore came up with a draft structural plan 2031 to accommodate the emerging challenges of urban growth, congestion and environmental concerns through planning and regulation. In the decade 2000-2010, when the city opened itself to the booming IT industry, its developmental response to the pressures of growth has been through policy measures like airport relocation, introduction of metro rail, satellite township development, traffic improvement projects and revenue layout development.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    India

    Traditionally, Indian farmers kept bovines, especially cattle, for draught purposes in agriculture and transportation with milk as an adjunct. However, with increasing farm mechanization and rising demand for milk, the bovine functions have shifted more towards dairying. While bovine population has been increasing, the chronic scarcity of feed and fodder reinforces the need for optimization of bovine population for sustainable growth of dairying.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    India

    The province of Punjab is the main food basket of India. In recent years, many regions of Punjab are facing acute waterlogging problems and increased secondary salinity, which have negative impacts on food security of the nation. In particular, these problems are more pronounced in the Muktsar district of Punjab. The observed groundwater levels trend between 2005 and 2011 implies that groundwater levels are coming towards the land surface at the rate of 0.5 m/year in Lambi and Malout blocks.

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