Environment and Changing Agricultural Practices: Evidence from Orissa, India
AbstractIn this paper attempt is made to examine vulnerability of farm households’ to adverse consequences of climate variables and extreme conditions like: food and cyclone. Three key components impeding food security with in the substance production structure are identified as (i) Inadequate food production by farm households. (ii). Distribution and marketing constrains and (iii) Low households’ income & procurement. Sampled data was used in the Cobb-Douglass function. This model and its results reveal that agriculture is largely dependent upon input prices, prices of livestock, and that of fertilizers. Highly significant response of farms’ income to precipitation reveals that investment in irrigation would improve farms’ income.
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Volume (Year): 2 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (December)
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Environment; Vulnerability of Households; Changing Climate; Agriculture Production and Income;
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