Sustainable Development in India: Groundwater Irrigation, Energy Use, and Food Production

Author:   Koichi Fujita ,  Tsukasa Mizushima
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN:  

9780367460976


Pages:   252
Publication Date:   24 September 2020
Format:   Hardback
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Sustainable Development in India: Groundwater Irrigation, Energy Use, and Food Production


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This book explores and interrogates the food-water-energy nexus, arguably the most crucial factor in sustaining India's economic development. The book sheds light on different experiences faced in states across India, including the consequences of electricity tariff reforms and related policies on irrigated agriculture. A comprehensive examination of various important issues related to South Asian agricultural development in the past and in the present, this book will be a valuable reference for researchers of Asian development, sustainable development, environmental policy, South Asian Studies and Development Studies.

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Author:   Koichi Fujita ,  Tsukasa Mizushima
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.660kg
ISBN:  

9780367460976


ISBN 10:   0367460971
Pages:   252
Publication Date:   24 September 2020
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction Part I Land, Water, and Population in the Past and Future 2. Land Development and Demographic Change in Tamil Nadu from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Century 3. From Sharing Risks to Taking Risks: System of Entitlements and its Fragmentation in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Orissa 4. Bengal Agrarian Society during late Colonial Rule: The Development of the Sundarbans 5. Sustaining Tank Irrigation in South India through Time-Tested Measures 6. Ahar: A Traditional Irrigation System in Southern Bihar Part II Regional Path Dependencies and Policy Orientations for Sustainability 7. Overview of the Food-Water-Energy Nexus in India and South Asia 8. Challenges of Growth and Sustainability: Agriculture in Indian Punjab 9. Nitrogen Cycle and Fertilizer Subsidy in India 10. Sustainability of Groundwater-Irrigated Agriculture in India: Case Studies of Punjab and Tamil Nadu 11. Farm Power Policies and Groundwater Markets: Contrasting Gujarat with West Bengal (1990-2015)

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Koichi Fujita is Professor of Economics at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at Kyoto University, Japan. Tsukasa Mizushima is Professor Emeritus at The University of Tokyo, Japan.

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