Centre for the Study of Regional Development School of Social Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University is organizing a National Conference on Climate Change and Agriculture: Vulnerabilities, Livelihood Adaptation and Food Security on May 4-5, 2017 at JNU.
Climate change is a serious issue and it has all the attention from the scientific community, policy makers and farmers from all parts of the world.
Adverse impacts of climate change are more pronounced in countries like India that heavily relies on agriculture.
The Government of India has policy target of doubling farmers’ income by 2022.
In a nutshell:
- What are the inter- linkages between climate change , agriculture and food security?
- What can be the options to address water security at basin level to sustain agricultural production in view of growing risks due to change in climate?
- How changes in the climate affecting crop diversification and nutrition?
- What are the vulnerabilities that are induced by the climate?
- What are the different policy prescriptions for climate resilient agriculture?
- What are the different ways in which resource conservation technologies can be promoted?
Paper contributors should submit the abstract of 300 words by April 15. 2017 at email@example.com with complete details of the author/authors.
The focus can be regional dynamics on the selected issues.
Abstracts will be added in the conference and limited travel grant will be provided to young scholars.