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Integrated Fish Farming – A tri-commodity approach

Deepa Bisht and R.C.Sundriyal  With ample water resources, the communities in hilly regions of Uttarakhand found an alternative livelihood supplementing agriculture. Village communities found it remunerative to integrate fish rearing...

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Small scale aquaculture – Boosting rural livelihoods

 Biswa Ranjan Samantaray, Satyajit  Kumar Bhuyan, Surendra  Kumar  Ghadei Farmers in Orissa adopted small scale aquaculture by participating in the Aquaculture Field Schools. They also took up fish culture in...

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Sustainable agro-aquaculture farming

Deepjyoti Baruah, Ravindra Posti, K. Kunal, P.A. Ganie, D. Sarma and Gyati Rinyo Integration of rice and fish is a low-cost sustainable practice of Apatani tribes in Arunachal Pradesh providing...

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Aquatic habitat development – A community approach

Manish Rajankar Promotion of monoculture of fish species has contributed to depletion of biodiversity, thereby reducing productivity, further leading to livelihood challenges for the dependent communities. Habitat development restoring the...

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Innovative market mechanism

Bankey Bihari, Lakhan Singh, Rajesh Bishnoi and Suresh Kumar In remote hilly regions of the country, small land holders are still not able to make a remunerative living out of...

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Snow harvesting – An innovative irrigation method

Dhan Bahadur Kathayat, Mahananda Joshi and Sadananda Upadhaya Farmers traditional practice with a little adaptation has resulted in enhancing the quality and quantity of apple production in Jumla district in...

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Five Square Model – An innovative practice to reduce soil salinity

Sutapa De, Saikat Pal and Purnaba Dasgupta Severe water logging resulting in soil salinity has made crop cultivation difficult for farmers in Sunderbans region. Five Square model emerged as an...

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Farmer adaptations – Key for ecological sustainability

S. Kalavathi, A Abdul Haris, Jeena Mathew and V. Krishnakumar Success in farming mainly depends on the understanding of the specificity of farming systems and their dynamic interaction with local...

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