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Biodiversity Online J

Community Based Integrated Livelihood Approach for Sustainable Development

  • Open or CloseSunil S Thorat*

    Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, India

    *Corresponding author: Sunil S Thorat, Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) Takyelpat Institutional Area, Imphal West, Manipur, India

Submission: March 14, 2022; Published: March 22, 2022


India is a country of diverse cultures due to the influence of geography, climate and biodiversity. The current state of the developing world is the result of this process of evolution and experimentation. As Indian agriculture was later considered to be the backbone of the Indian economy, the contribution of agribusinesses to India’s national income increased even more. Science and Technology has always being the tool for advance agricultural practices and India is way ahead in applying the same to rise as a largest economy. FAO recognized the contribution of India as a third largest economy in the world after US and China however also concern about the food shortage and malnutrition. The increasing feminization of agriculture is mainly related to the migration of men from rural to urban areas and other domestic issues. To address the issues, a model is proposed for rural India for integrated agriculture based approach with involvement of every household from a small village to cater the need of food and livelihood thereby also progressing in further development for a better life.

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