IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 3 (Science-Tech, Economy, Environment, & Disaster Management) Indian Agriculture-Scope and Significance Study Material (Page 20 of 24)

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Desertification: Causes of Desertification

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Causes of Desertification

Causes of desertification include:

  • Extensive and frequent cropping of agricultural areas
  • Poverty, as poor people may be forced to overuse the environment
  • Excessive use of fertilizers
  • Shifting cultivation without allowing adequate period of recovery
  • Destruction of vegetation in arid regions, often for fuel wood or grazing
  • Accidental burning of semi-arid vegetation
  • Poor and i…

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Desertification: Initiatives to Combat Desertification

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Initiatives to Combat Desertification

  • Integrated Watershed Programs: Such programs include IWDP, DPAP, and DPP etc. Refer “Regional Development and Planning” for more details.
  • Joint Forest Management (JFM) : It is a participatory process to bring forest department and local people together to manage forest and degraded land resources.
  • Common Property Resources (CPR՚s) : CPR՚s like village woodlots, grazing lands, tank beds, and forest shores etc. play major role in supporting land holding and landless families by giving basic needs like food, fodder, fuel wood, and small ti…

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