O Censo Indiano de 2011 contabilizou 833 milhões de pessoas vivendo em áreas rurais, sendo agricultores cerca de 95,8 milhões. A Índia rural, nas últimas décadas, passa por uma grave crise agrária, como consequência da comercialização da agricultura, da dominação do setor por corporações multinacionais, dívidas enormes entre os pequenos agricultores e trabalhadores agrícolas. Há uma epidemia de suicídios, altas taxas de desnutrição e crises em cascata entre artesãos e mineiros, os outros trabalhadores de áreas rurais.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2019Asia, India
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2006India
The paper examines the rural land and labour markets in the context of economic liberalization in India. Land and labour are the two fundamental resources available to the rural people for income generation. The access to land and to employment for labour become basic determinants of well-being for the rural households. Reforms are often seen as hostile to rural areas and the poor, although they should be beneficial not only for overall growth, but also rural growth and poverty alleviation.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsJuly, 2008India
Spatial and temporal attributes of watersheds and the associated market failuresthat accelerate degradation of agricultural and environmental resources requireinnovative institutional arrangements for coordinating use and management ofresources. Effective collective action (CA) allows smallholder farmers to jointlyinvest in management practices that provide collective benefits in terms ofeconomic and sustainability gains. The Government of India takes integratedwatershed management (IWM) as a key strategy for improving productivity andlivelihoods in the rain-fed and drought-prone regions.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsDecember, 2003Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Asia, Africa, China, India, Ethiopia