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Climate-drought resilience in extreme environments

Author: V Ratna Reddy; Vai Vi Mallāreḍḍi; M Srinivasa Reddy
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2020].
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book assesses the effectiveness of changes in watershed interventions in one of the most fragile resource regions of the India. Specifically the chapters examine various watershed centred interventions and their implementation process. An evaluation of the livelihood impacts, including crop production on the communities, is discussed and an assessment of the drought and climate resilience of households in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1145591828
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: V Ratna Reddy; Vai Vi Mallāreḍḍi; M Srinivasa Reddy
ISBN: 9783030458898 303045889X
OCLC Number: 1176248731
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro --
Foreword --
Preface --
Contents --
List of Boxes --
List of Figures --
List of Tables --
Acronyms --
Chapter 1: Introduction --
1.1 Background --
1.2 Ecological Conditions of the Region --
1.3 Watershed Development Programmes (WSDPs) --
1.3.1 Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) --
1.3.2 NABARD Watersheds --
1.3.3 AF-EC: Implementing Agency --
1.4 Objectives and Approach --
1.4.1 Evaluation Framework --
1.4.2 Approach and Methodology --
1.4.3 About the Book --
Chapter 2: Socio-ecological Profile of the Sample Watersheds --
2.1 Background 2.2 Profile of the Selected Watersheds --
2.3 Hydrogeology of Watershed Sites --
Appendix --
Chapter 3: Implementation Process: Quality, Equity, and Sustenance --
3.1 Introduction --
3.2 Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) - Muttala --
3.2.1 Activities --
3.3 NABARD Watershed Development Programme - Battuvanipalli --
3.4 Capacity Building: The Key to Better Implementation and Livelihoods --
3.5 Sustaining the Watershed Interventions and Beyond: Role of Institutions --
3.6 Improving Drought Resilience: Cropping Systems and Technologies --
3.6.1 Crop Systems and Practices 3.6.2 Technologies and Techniques --
3.6.3 Anantha Planter --
3.6.4 Aqua Seed Drill --
3.6.5 Planter + Tanker --
3.6.6 Watering Furrows --
3.6.7 Protective Irrigation --
3.7 Other Interventions --
Appendix --
Chapter 4: Sustainable Livelihoods and Resilience: Watershed Development and Beyond --
4.1 Introduction --
4.2 Context --
4.3 Livelihoods --
4.3.1 Natural Capital --
4.3.2 Land Use Changes --
4.3.3 Physical Capital --
4.3.4 Financial Capital --
4.3.5 Human Capital --
4.3.6 Social Capital --
4.3.7 Mutually Aided Cooperative Society (MACS): A Success Story in Battuvanipalli --
4.3.8 Migration 4.3.9 Overall Changes and Significance --
4.4 Drought/Climate Resilience of Watershed Communities --
Appendix --
Chapter 5: Mitigating Climate/Drought Risks: Role of Groundwater Collectivization in Arid/Semi-Arid Conditions --
5.1 Background --
5.2 Groundwater Collectivization: AF-EC Interventions (Arid Conditions) --
5.2.1 Institutional Evolution and Setup --
5.2.2 Expected and Perceived Impacts --
5.3 Performance of Groundwater Collectives in Semi-Arid Conditions --
5.3.1 Institutional Modalities --
5.3.2 Social Regulation in Groundwater Management (SRGWM) 5.3.3 Andhra Pradesh Drought Adaptation Initiative (APDAI) --
5.3.3.1 Achievements of the Initiatives: A Comparative Assessment --
5.3.3.2 Lessons for Upscaling --
Chapter 6: Making of Climate Smart Communities: Experiences and Lessons --
6.1 Introduction --
6.2 Integrated Resource Management --
6.2.1 Water and Land --
6.2.2 Sustainable Crop Systems and Practices --
6.3 Institutions and Livelihood Sustainability --
6.4 Lessons and Way Forward --
References
Responsibility: V. Ratna Reddy, Y. V. Malla Reddy, M. Srinivasa Reddy.

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