Climate change or variability adaptation options

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Presentation by Dr. N. Sai Bhaskar Reddy, CEO, GEO

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Climate change or variability adaptation options

  1. 1. Climate Change / Variability Adaptation Options <br />GEF-FAO-BIRDS Strategic Pilot on Adaptation to Climate Change (SPACC) Project<br />Extension Education Institute, ANGRAU, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad<br />28th June 2011 <br />
  2. 2. In the life of a farmer climate Variability and Extreme events are more important than climate change<br />
  3. 3. Climate Change / Variability in Semi-arid regions <br />
  4. 4. Climate Change / Variability in Semi-arid regions <br />
  5. 5. AFPRO<br />5<br />“VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT AND ENHANSING ADAPTIVE CAPACITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN SEMI-ARID AREAS OF INDIA” <br />Policies/Structures<br />Vulnerability<br />Adaptability<br />Rural Poverty<br />Livelihoods Diversification<br />Community Empowerment<br />Energy<br />Agriculture Production<br />Water Resources<br />Bio Diversity<br />SCENARIO 1<br />FACTORS INFLUENCING VULNERABILITY<br />Climate Change<br />Human / Social<br />Natural / Environmental / Physical<br />Economic / Political<br />Appropriate Skills<br />Water Management<br />
  6. 6. GSBC PROJECT <br />INTEGRATED APPROACH<br />
  7. 7. Major challenges of Agriculture <br />
  8. 8. Mahabubnagar District Rainfall Pattern<br />
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  10. 10. Field level interventions<br />ACTIVITY<br />CAPACITY<br />DEVELOPMENT<br />RESEARCH<br />FACILITATION<br />
  11. 11. BIOCHARCULTURE<br />Dr. N. SaiBhaskar Reddy, GEO<br />http://e-geo.org | http://biocharculture.com<br />
  12. 12. BIOCHARCULTURE<br />SOIL <br />AGRICUTURE<br />ANIMALS<br />ENERGY<br />HABITAT<br />SANITATION<br />HEALTH<br />WATER<br />RITUAL / SPIRITUAL / RELIGIOUS / PRACTICES<br />BIOCHAR URINALS<br />WATER PURIFICATION – COLOR, ODOR, REMOVAL OF HARMFUL ELEMENTS, ETC.<br />PADDY METHANE EMISSIONS REDUCTION<br />BIOCHAR BRICKS<br />FIRE / ALTAR / YAGNAS / AGNIHOTRA<br />APPLICATION IN ANIMAL PLACES TO TAP URINE, SANITATION AND EMISSIONS REDUCTION<br />SOURCE FROM EFFICIENT TLUD COOK STOVES<br />CLEANING TEETH<br />BIOCHAR<br />BIOCHAR TOILETS<br />PESTICIDE & COMPLEX CHEMICALS AFFECTS MITIGATION<br />BIOCHAR IN AQUARIUMS<br />FIRE DURING FESTIVALS<br />RUMINANT ANIMALS METHANE EMISSIONS REDUCTION AS FEED ADDITIVE<br />AS BY PRODUCT FROM GASIFIER STOVES, BOILERS ETC<br />BIOCHAR TABLETS<br />BIOCHAR IN CATTLE SHEDS<br />EMMISIONS REDUCTION FROM FARM YARD MANURES AND COMPOSTS<br />BIOCHAR IN POULTRY FARMS<br />CREMATIONS<br />BIOCHAR COMPOST<br />CLEANING PLATES / UTENSILS<br />SOAKING IN WITH ANIMALS URINE AND EXCRETA - VALUE ADDITION<br />CHARCOAL PRODUCTION FROM BIOMASS / WASTE MANAGEMENT<br />BIOCHAR IN FOOD AS PART OF FOOD PREPARATIONS<br />CROP RESIDUE MANAGEMENT<br />BIOCHAR IN FRIDGES, MATTRESSES, ETC.<br />NATURAL / ARTIFICIAL FIRES IN FORESTS / FIELDS, ETC.<br />BATHING<br />
  13. 13. Biocharculture<br />
  14. 14. Biocharculture Adaptation benefits<br />
  15. 15. CONTROL AND BIOCHAR - OKRA<br />Farmers focus<br />80% ON CROP<br />20% ON SOIL<br />
  16. 16. BIOCHAR COMPOST<br />
  17. 17. APPLICATION IN THE FIELDS<br />
  18. 18. OKRA - CONTROL AND BIOCHAR PLOTS<br /> CONTROL BIOCHAR COMPOST<br /> 4 KGS 8 KGS 12 KGS<br />
  19. 19. BIOCHAR<br />CONTROL<br />1.5 FEET<br />6 FEET<br />
  20. 20. Strategies to be followed in designing adaptations<br />
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  23. 23. BIOCHAR RESULTS<br />GSBC PROJECT, 2009 (DORUGHT PREVAILED DURING THE GROWING SEASON)<br />
  24. 24. Methane Emissions from paddy fields<br />
  25. 25. Biochar – livestock urine<br />
  26. 26. BIOCHAR URINALS<br />TAPPING NITROGEN FROM URINE OF ANIMALS AND PEOPLE USING BIOCHAR<br />
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  28. 28. MAGH SERIES BIOCHAR PRODUCING STOVES<br />GOOD STOVES<br />http://goodstove.com<br />
  29. 29. MAGH SERIES BIOCHAR PRODUCING STOVES<br />
  30. 30. NO SMOKING<br />
  31. 31. WATER – LESS <br />PLANTS<br />
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  33. 33. BIOCHAR INDIA | BIOCHARCULTURE | GOOD STOVE<br />
  34. 34. WE WANT SECURE<br />Dr. N. SaiBhaskarReddy<br />Chief Executive Officer [CEO], <br />GEOECOLOGY ENERGY ORGANISATION [GEO] <br />http://e-geo.org<br />

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