1. Our aim in publishing thee studies is to share the wide range of initiatives taken in India to implement Social Forestry programmes and how they have faltered or succeeded.
  2. 2014-07-20 This book is designed as a simple introduction to the more common food plants of North East India. It is hoped people will take greater pride and interest in these plants and become confident and informed about how to grow and use them. Many of the local food plants that occur in every country...
  3. 1986-01-01 This book provides a neo-symbiotic integrated approach between agriculture, horticulture, forestry and biology, optimising the biomass production on one hand and conservation of ecosystem on the other. The manuscript is the first of its type for popularising agroforestry among students, teachers...
  4. 关键资源 1985-06-01 The moringa tree, Moringa oleifera, has probably been the most popular plant in ECHO's seed bank of underutilized tropical crops. The tree is native to India but has been planted around the world and is naturalized in many locales. Moringa goes by many names. In the Philippines, where the leaves...
  5. 2017-10-03 A common feature of remote villages is a lack of income-generating opportunities that force young people to migrate to the cities for employment. This results in communities dominated by the young and the old, a decline in the social and cultural fabric, and a reduced pride in rural life. Since...
  6. Abstract, International Journal of Agronomy, 2012 A study was undertaken for two consecutive years to assess the possibility of optimizing rhizome yield ofAcorus calamusL. (sweet flag) by shifting the time of planting (i.e., growing in rainy and autumn seasons), maintaining different spacings,...
  7. Rural Solutions is a video series that highlights solutions to specific challenges that are common in rural areas of developing countries. Without access to financial services, rural people can find themselves forever in debt to loan sharks. In this Indian fishing community, the solution to this...
  8. Abstract, 2012, Journal of Insect Science Intercropping is one of the important cultural practices in pest management and is based on the principle of reducing insect pests by increasing the diversity of an ecosystem. On—farm experiments were conducted in villages of semi—arid tropical (SAT)...
  9. 2017-01-20 Agroforestry or growing trees in combination with agricultural crops is an age-old practice, especially in Asia and Africa.India, today, stands at the forefront of global efforts in promoting research and education in agroforestry. Agroforestry systems, in addition to the economic and other...
  10. Being the nodal Ministry for most of the development and welfare activities in the rural areas, the Ministry of Rural Development plays a pivotal role in the overall development strategy of the country. The vision and mission of the Ministry is sustainable and inclusive growth of rural India...