Climate change and Dryland stresses, Poverty Dynamics, Natural resource management
Development and piloting a comprehensive framework for assessment of sustainability of smallholders farming systems: By Dr Shalander Kumar Presented during ICAR - Indian Institute of Farming Systems Research, Modipuram on 13 February 2020.
Farming Systems, Food Security, Identify Synergies, IIFSR, Indicators, Metrics, Modipuram, Smallholder Farmers, Sustainability, Sustainable Intensification, Tradeoffs
Innovation systems for the Drylands, Systems Analysis for Climate Smart Agriculture
Dr Shalander Kumar
Sustainable intensification is at the forefront of food security discussions as a means to meet the growing demand for agricultural production while conserving land and other resources. Next steps require identification of indicators and associated metrics for farming systems sustainability assessment, to track progress, assess tradeoffs and identify synergies.