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The environmental effects of agricultural land diversion schemes.

The environmental effects of agricultural land diversion schemes.

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD Washington Center, distributor] in Paris, [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • OECD countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Land use, Rural -- Environmental aspects -- OECD countries.,
    • Land use, Rural -- Government policy -- OECD countries.,
    • Environmental policy -- OECD countries.,
    • Acreage allotments -- OECD countries.,
    • Agricultural conservation -- Environmental aspects -- OECD countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-92).

      ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD111 .E45 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination92 p. ;
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL282575M
      ISBN 109264153667
      LC Control Number97184948
      OCLC/WorldCa36771369

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        Problems of Indian Agriculture. Indian agriculture has been facing impediments due to the adverse impact of climate change, lack of infrastructure development, farmers’ suicide, land diversion, and slow agricultural growth which is a big concern for the policymakers as a large percentage of the population depends on rural employment for a living. Environmental Impact of Agriculture No one argues with the understanding that agriculture, and increasingly aquaculture, are essential to supplying our food to sustain the world’s population. Farming is also the world’s largest industry, employing over one billion people and generating over one trillion dollars’ worth of food annually.

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