Capturing Traditional Practices of Rice Based Farming Systems and Identifying Interventions for Resource Conservation and Food Security in Tripura, India

@inproceedings{Das2015CapturingTP,
  title={Capturing Traditional Practices of Rice Based Farming Systems and Identifying Interventions for Resource Conservation and Food Security in Tripura, India},
  author={A. Das and G. I. Ramkrushna and G. S. Yadav and J. Layek and C. Debnath and B. Choudhury and Kp Mohaptara and S. V. Ngachan and S. Das},
  year={2015}
}
  • A. Das, G. I. Ramkrushna, +6 authors S. Das
  • Published 2015
  • Geography
  • Entire livelihood of farmers in plains of Tripura is dependent on rice based farming systems (RBFS). A good rice crop brings smile to the family and locality and a poor crop brings misery and makes farmers debt ridden. Traditionally, about 5-10% of available farm area is given for water harvesting for life saving irrigation during dry season and most importantly for growing fish and domestic use. The water harvested in ponds is used for lifesaving irrigation of vegetables (15-20% farm area… CONTINUE READING

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