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Capacity Building for Climate Smart Agriculture

Devi Prasad Juvvadi (Author)

Climate Smart agriculture has now become a global policy initiative for enhancing the productivity and resilience of agricultural ecosystem functions. This book (Capacity Building for Climate Smart Agriculture) provides essential information on impacts of climate change on agriculture and aims at strengthening knowledge base of agricultural extension functionaries, building institutional capacities, leveraging financial resources both state and central and developing strategies for climate smart agriculture.

The publication is a cogent, lucid and well structured compilation of material related to climate smart agriculture.

Contents: 1.Capacity Building in Extension: Key to Climate Smart Agriculture. 2. Basic Concepts of Climate Change with Global and Local Perspectives. 3. Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture and Food Security. 4. Vulnerability of Indian Agriculture to Climate Change and its Assessment. 5. Need for Building Capacities of Institutions and Individuals to Deal with Climate Change. 6. Impact of Climate Change on Soil Properties and their Mitigation Strategies. 7. Climate Change and Drought Governance in Dry Land Agriculture. 8. Climate Smart Agriculture for Building Resilience and Improving Livelihoods in Rainfed Areas. 9. “Climate Resilient Agricultural Practices – NICRA Experiences”. 10. Soil Management for Climate-Resilient Agriculture. 11. Crop Specific Technologies for Climate Resilient Agriculture. 12. Farmer’s Knowledge, Attitude, Sources of Information and Adaption Measures towards Climate Change. 13. Community Based Approaches to Climate Smart Agriculture. 14. Financial Instruments Available in Public and Private Sectors for Climate Smart Agriculture. 15. Risk Transfer Mechanism in Climate Smart Agriculture. 16. Planning and Preparation of Projects for Climate Smart Agriculture under NMSA.

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Bibliographic information

Title Capacity Building for Climate Smart Agriculture
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.05.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Publisher BS Publications
Language: English
isbn 9789352300938
length 309p.,