Agro-Afforestation Management on Wastelands: Village Level Study

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  • Author :H.R. Yadav
  • Year of Publication :2011
  • ISBN: :9788180697357
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XVII, 358
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, Rural Development

About the Book :

This book addresses a wide range of issues concerning the problems of wastelands at Block level in District Sultanpur and at village level in Amethi Block describing the geographical locations, religio-historical importance of the study area, analysing the factors responsible for the wastelands development especially various natural and human factors for the agro-afforestation management in Amethi and Sultanpur. It also highlights comprehensive policy on practical reclamation of various types of wastelands in the selected villages of Amethi Block and economics of wastelands reclamation for agro-afforestation management. Finally, the strategies for agro-afforestation on wastelands have also been worked out.

About Author :

Hridai R. Yadav obtained degrees of M.Phil., Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, worked with CSIR, Government of India as Research Associates and Pool Scientist for eight years, having authored 13 Books and 73 Research Papers. He has completed 104 Action Research and Development Project supported by the Government. He has been the Member of the National Wastelands Development Board, Government of India and nominated as U.G.C. Observer to oversee the selection process from Reader to Professor in the Universities and UGC nominated Member in the Board of Management of the Autonomous Institute of Engineering and Technology (GBTU), Lucknow. He is also the Member, Board of Management of Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, Bhopal. H.R. Yadav has been the Members of various Government and Autonomous Institutions and Universities besides being Founder Member-Secretary-Director of the Institute of Wastelands Reclamation and Rural Development (1990) and Institute of Science and Technology for Rural Development (1994) and UGC accredited and supported RIWARD Post Graduate College, Hanumanganj, Sultanpur, U.P. Presently he is engaged in the implementation of Rural Health, Agro-Afforestation on the Patta Banjar Lands for MNREGA beneficiaries and Women Empowerment through Self-Help Groups in Amethi.