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Characterizing the cereal systems and identifying the potential of conservation agriculture in South Asia
Conservation agriculture (CA) and related resource conserving technologies (RCTs) potentially offer a way to sustainably increase the agricultural productivity in developing countries. These practices, which involve minimal ...
Agricultural information networks, information needs and risk management strategies: a survey of farmers in Indo-Gangetic Plains of India
Access to reliable, timely and relevant information can help significantly and in many ways to reduce farmers’ risk and uncertainty, empowering them to make good decisions. However, whether or not this access leads to ...
Modern ICT for agricultural development and risk management in smallholder agriculture in India
Usually the agricultural sector, and in particular farmers, are highly vulnerable to risks due to high variability in climatic conditions and to market uncertainties. The farmer’s exposure to risk and uncertainty is often ...