Stewardship And Conservation In Agriculture: The Small Farm Reality

Moumita Dey Gupta, S.K. Acharya, A B Sharangi

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  • ISBN: AST005891

  • No. of Pages: 204

  • Imprint: Scholars World

  • Publisher: Scholars World

  • Year: 2022

  • Biblio: x+194p., tbles., figs., ind 25 cm

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'This book offers a unique cultivation of mind as to how we can go for stewardship and conservation policy and intervention for small farm reality. It has gone far beyond the \'romanticized\' farm stewardship, for bigger holding sizes, say more than one hectare of land, yet to take account the feasibility of stewardship operations for tiny holdings, 1-1.5 hectares as predominant in most of the Asian countries based on hard evidences. While American and European farms are mostly belonging to consolidated and big size holdings, Asian part of global agriculture has been coercive in the form of soil erosion, water contamination and dwindling farm income, which are mostly due to marginalization and impoverishment of both income and livelihood from farm. This is really a difficult task, of course is of huge scholastic interest, for making the farmers understand that through proper stewardship Read more

Table of Contents

Foreword v Preface vii 1. Introduction 1 2. Citation and Related Literature 5 3. Theoretical Orientation 35 4. Social Ecology and Setting 78 5. Research Methodology 89 6. Empirical Studies : Part A 101 7. Empirical Studies : Part B 119 8. Conclusion 166 9. Future Scope of the Study 168 Bibliography 170 Annexure I 189 Annexure II 191 Index 193

About the Author/Editor

Dr. Moumita Dey Gupta received M.Sc.(Ag.) in Agricultural Extension (2014), Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension (2018) under the guidance of Prof S K Acharya in the Dept. of Agricultural Extension, from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya and Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (2017) from Netaji Subhas Open University. She was a recipient of the DST INSPIRE Fellowship for securing the highest overall grade point in M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agricultural Extension (2015). She has qualified ICAR and UGC NET in the year 2016. She has already authored 2 more books . She has also contributed some book chapters and a good count of research papers in national and international Journals. Presently, she is working as Subject Matter Specialist (Agricultural Extension) at WBCADC, KVK Bankura since 2018 and is disseminating new technologies through leaflet, folder, newspaper, and Read more


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