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Natural Resources Conservation and Food Security

 
Vishwambhar Prasad Sati (Editor)
Synopsis

Natural Resource Conservation and Food Security is acomprehensive issue. Their relevance further increase at a timewhen exploitation is high on one hand and population growth istremendous on the other. All natural resources are being highlyexploited to meet the demand of daily needs both domestic andindustrial. Unexpected increases in the population worldwide pose asevere threat to the longevity of resources and food security.Conservation and protection of natural resources is therefore theneed of the hour.

This book containing 29 articles is the outcome of the proceedings of the national Seminar on 'Resource Conservation and Food Security' organized by the Department of Geography, Government KRG Post Graduate Autonomous College, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India. The book focuses on various burning issues and covers aspects like water resource management, land degradation, soil conservation, food security scenario in different parts of India, etc.

The book should be useful for the researchers, policy makers, and the other agencies working towards resource conservation and food security.

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About the author

Vishwambhar Prasad Sati

Vishwambhar Prasad Sati (b. 1966) received his Ph.D. degree from Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttaranchal in 1992. From 1989 to 1992, he was a fellow in a Project funded by Department of Environment, Government of UP, and qualified in the ‘National Eligibility Test’ (NET). In 1993-94, he was Reearch Fellow in the Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development. He has published about 100 articles and research papers on various issues of geography, environment and development. He is corresponding member of International Geographical Union (IGU), life members of Mountain Forum, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) and National Association of Geographers India (NAGI). He has completed three major research projects and one minor research project. He has published seven books on, ‘Uttaranchal: Dilemma of Plenties and Scarcities’, ‘Tourism Development in India’, ‘Environment and Pollution’ in Hindi, ‘Environment and Law’ in Hindi, ‘Tourist Places of MP’ in Hindi’, a book on Geography for competition purposes and ‘Shivpuri District: A Socio-economic and Geographical Analysis’. In 2000, he presented a research paper in the 29th session of International Geographical Congress in Seoul (South Korea) where we chaired the session. In 2002, he presented a research paper in the International Geographical Union Region Congress, Durban, South Africa. He got fellowship from ‘University of Peace’ for participating in a week long executive programme in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2003. he has also visited Nepal, Mauritius, Kenya and Ceylon.

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Bibliographic information

Title Natural Resources Conservation and Food Security
Format Hardcover
Date published: 23.11.2012
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 8121108403, 9788121108409
length 260p., Illustrations; Maps; 24cm.