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Harnessing Dividends from Drylands - Innovative Scaling up with Soil Nutrients (Hardcover): K.V. Raju, Suhas P. Wani Harnessing Dividends from Drylands - Innovative Scaling up with Soil Nutrients (Hardcover)
K.V. Raju, Suhas P. Wani; Contributions by Kanwar Sahrawat, Girish Chander, G. Pardhasaradhi, …
R2,904 Discovery Miles 29 040 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The livelihoods of millions of people in developing countries, which depend on dryland agriculture to ensure their food security and their well-being, could be improved measurably by gains in agricultural crop yields. This book describes lessons learnt from an innovative scheme in India that improved crop yields in drylands. It shows how the scheme can be scaled up for other dryland regions of the world. The scheme uses localized soil nutrient analyses to create an integrated, climate smart fertilizer and planting plan that maximises yields for farmers. This book describes how a partnership between a global scientific organization (such as International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, ICRISAT) and state and non-state actors can provide a route to equitable growth, specifically for small and marginal farmers, and how this approach can be replicated worldwide to enhance rural livelihoods. This strategic collaboration and its conceptual and functional design is fully outlined, as well as the scheme's implementation and the effective monitoring and learning process that has been created.

Corporate Social Responsibility - Win-win Propositions for Communities, Corporates and Agriculture (Hardcover): Suhas P. Wani,... Corporate Social Responsibility - Win-win Propositions for Communities, Corporates and Agriculture (Hardcover)
Suhas P. Wani, K.V. Raju; Contributions by Anand K Singh, Aviraj Datta, O P Chaturvedi, …
R2,406 R2,285 Discovery Miles 22 850 Save R121 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book examines the design and implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in rural areas, based on collaboration between well-known corporates and an international research organization. Researchers used various scientific tools and methods to enhance rural livelihoods and improve sustainable natural resources management. Including three chapters covering the philosophy and practices of CSR, this book covers emerging policies and their implications in India. Eight case studies based on actual practices explore climate-resilient agriculture, water footprint, improving livelihoods, diversification of crop pattern, enhancing crop productivity, and sustainable development in low rainfall regions. Five further chapters cover soil health improvement, improving rural wastewater management and enhancing rural livelihoods, based on various case studies. The book offers macro and micro perspectives of CSR work and its critical benefits to both community and natural resources. This book covers: Philosophy and practices of corporate social responsibility. Impact studies on improving livelihoods and sustainable development of natural resources. Process steps across various CSR initiatives. Distinct features of each corporate agency. This book will be useful to corporates, individuals involved in CSR work as well as students and researchers focused on agricultural development and the sustainable development of natural resources.

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