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Running out of water, walking away from farming

Fishman, Ram (2013) Running out of water, walking away from farming. International Growth Centre Blog (18 Dec 2013). Blog.

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Abstract

Groundwater tables are falling in India. What will happen when water actually runs out? This column analyses the impact of water scarcity on farmers in Gujarat. It finds that farmers are failing to or choosing not to adapt to the availability of less water. They are forced to shrink cultivation, leave farming or migrate to cities – thereby, reducing food production.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s)
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 11:25
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2017 11:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/82031

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