Integrated farming system: a panacea for poor farmers of rainfed ecosystem?

Sujit K. Nath, H. K. De and B. K. Mohapatra write in Current Science:

“Rainfed agriculture by resource-poor farm families plays a pivotal role in maintaining global food security. Poor access to resources has been a major concern for the farming community of such risk-prone areas. It is also characterized by social maladies like poverty, malnutrition and migration. Judicious and systematic use of available limited resources through integrated farming system paves the way for generating more employment and thereby could prove a sustainable and potent tool in fighting poverty.”

Read the full article in Current Science

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