Situation of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition in Rural India

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  • Author :Ali Mohammad
  • Year of Publication :1978
  • ISBN: :0000000752
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XVI, 230
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Agriculture

About the Book :

This important work aims at analysing the level of nutritin and carrying capacity of agricultural and under existion level of land resource exploition for food production. It is directly related to the quantity and quality of foods being consumed which is largely dependent on the level of agriculture productivity and nature of croppin patterns. The material on nutritoin and nutritional deficiency deseases is and applied aspect of the study which is likely to be of direct value to local policy makers and to government officials concerned with the development of rural areas. This study is of great significance to a developing country like India where due to the lack of food and nature of food available a number of problems exist and will continue to exist if a proper remedial approach is not adopted.

About Author :

Ali Mohammad (b. 1946) is a distinguished author and teacher. An M.A. and Ph.D. from the Aligarh Muslim University, his field of specialization is economic geography. As a senior Research Fellow at the Centre of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, he has had many opportunities for handling various research projects on the problems of the Indian agricultural development. Dr. Mohammad has to his credit numerous research papers and many books including Situation of Agriculture Food and Nutrition in Rural India (Concept, 1978) and Dynamics of Agricultural Development in India (Concept, 1979). Currently, Dr. Ali Mohammad is a Reader Centre for west Asian Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.