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    • Agriculture, Climate and Uttar Pradesh • Leading in Agriculture Agriculture- Climate Production Largely weather dependent • 34.8% of state income (aprox.) • Largest employment source 66% of total workers • Direct employment to 35.5million population • Small-Marginal-Landless Farmers : More than 90% • 70 percent land under problem • 2,50,000 ha gone for non- agri purposes in last 10 years
    • Climate Change • Change in volume, time and pattern of rainfall • Flash and Accidental floods • Increasing dry spells during monsoon • Hot winds during winters • Increasing water logging periods
    • Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture • Production and Livelihood • Food Insecurity • Decreasing bio-diversity • Increasing Migration • Fodder and Livestock, Pasture Land • Gender Issues
    • Impacts
    • Approach Adaptive Indigenous Scientific Capacities Knowledge Know how Agriculture & Livelihood Sustainability
    • Efforts towards Disaster Risk Reduction Agricultural Adaptation Crop Management:
    • Crop Management: Space Management
    • Community Efforts Alternate Extension System
    • Self-Managed Institutions helping people to adapt
    • Efforts of Adaptation
    • Other Efforts • Cost Benefit Analysis of Floods/ Drought • Policy Research on Climate Change and Adaptation • Disaster Risk Reduction Programme • Enhancing Livelihoods in Floods • Food Security and Climate Change • Documentation of indigenous knowledge in floods and Drought • Climate Change and Urban Resilience (ACCCRN)
    • Policy Implications  R & D for developing appropriate crop varieties  Synergy of technical know how and local wisdom  Space for more local innovations  Providing capacity support and opportunities of developing farmer trainers and farmer to farmer sharing and extension.  Involvement of women farmers in all the aspects of adaptive agriculture
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