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Major natural resource management concerns in South Asia:

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  • Gill, Gerard J.

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South Asia's food requirements are likely to grow at least 100 percent by the year 2020, while the region's natural resource base is likely to shrink. Gill advocates a transition from today's cereal-based, land -extensive, water-intensive production system to an agriculture more in keeping with the region's natural resource endowment. He cites increased investment in research and extension as a way out of the quandary of high population density and rising demand for food in South Asia.

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  • Gill, Gerard J., 1995. "Major natural resource management concerns in South Asia:," 2020 vision discussion papers 8, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  • Handle: RePEc:fpr:2020dp:8
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    1. Gruhn, Peter & Goletti, Francesco & Yudelman, Montague, 2000. "Integrated nutrient management, soil fertility, and sustainable agriculture: current issues and future challenges," 2020 vision discussion papers 32, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    2. Rock, Michael T., 1996. "The stork, the plow, rural social structure and tropical deforestation in poor countries?," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(2), pages 113-131, August.
    3. Andersen, Per Pinstrup, 2012. "Contemporary Food Policy Challenges and Opportunities: A Political Economy Perspective," 2012 Conference (56th), February 7-10, 2012, Freemantle, Australia 125081, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.

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