Essays about: "Tamil Nadu."

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  1. 6. Adapting small-scale agriculture to climate change - techniques for coping with increasing droughts in southern India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Felicia Olofsson; Johanna Tunlid; [2016]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; small-scale agriculture; dryland farming; crop and variety selection; sustainability; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A major consequence of climate change will be changes in precipitation. Both amount and distribution will be affected and the changes will vary greatly between different places on the globe. READ MORE

  2. 7. Developing land cover change methodology by combining remote sensing observations and pastoralist understandings : a case study in southern Tamil Nadu, India

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Patrick Wennström; [2016]
    Keywords : pastoralism; land cover change; remote sensing; participatory mapping; mixed methods;

    Abstract : Pastoralists in India are experiencing increased difficulties to sustain their livelihood, which is partly due to deterioration and diminishment of the pastoral lands that they depend on. Remote sensing (RS) is a powerful tool for investigating large-scale land cover change dynamics; however, a more complete and socially aware analysis of land cover change can be produced when incorporating qualitative data into the analysis. READ MORE

  3. 8. Management of local irrigation systems and stakeholder perceptions in southern Tamil Nadu, India

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Maria Nehlin; [2016]
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    Abstract : The irrigation tanks in Tamil Nadu are part of an irrigation system which has developedover centuries, they are man-made reservoirs of varying sizes and they are important sources ofirrigation water but also provide services such as flood control, silt capture, and ground waterrecharge. The tanks are now deteriorating, they are used less than before and their capacity islower because of poor maintenance. READ MORE

  4. 9. Why put that Seedling in the Ground - A Case Study of the TIST Tree Planting Program in Tamil Nadu India

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Calle Malmström; [2015-02-20]
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    Abstract : This study examines a reforestation program, TIST (The International Small Group and Tree Planting Program), and its effects on farmer's tree planting behavior. TIST is funded by selling carbon credits on the Voluntary Carbon Market and derive the carbon credits from farmers who plant trees in their own lands. READ MORE

  5. 10. The power of parents´aspiration - A project evaluation in rural India

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Alexandra Sundberg; [2015-02-06]
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    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is whether women accessing education and credit affect her and her husband’s aspiration concerning their child’s future age of marriage, preferred occupation and educational attainment. By measuring the effect of a Self Help Group (SHG) project in Tamil Nadu, India, it is shown that microfinance+ does affect fathers’ aspiration for their children’s future age of marriage. READ MORE