1 Nov 2018

Management of Droughts, Famines, Deserts and Desertification

A drought is an extended period of months or years when a region notes a deficiency in its water supply. Generally, this occurs when a region receives consistently below average precipitation. It can have a substantial impact on the ecosystem and agriculture of the affected region. Although droughts can persist for several years, even a short, intense drought can cause significant damage and harm the local economy. This global phenomenon has a widespread impact on agriculture.

Dr. Madan Lal Dewan (86) holds M.Sc. and Ph.D Degrees besides many Diplomas, Honours and Accolades. After serving the Government of India before as well as after independence, Dr. Dewan joined the United Nations where he rose upto the level of the Chief of FAO for Asia and the Pacific. Dr. Dewan is also the Chairman of the Global Warming Reduction Centre (GWRC) established with a view to reducing the disastrous effects of Global Warming, Sea Level Rise and Climate Change.

Dr. Gurusamy Gandhi is a renowned expert in the areas of applied agriculture, insurance business and veterinary science. He has served in the public sector insurance companies for more than 35 years. Presently, he is the Director at the Indian Institute of Applied Agriculture.

Dr. M.L. Dewan; Dr. Gurusamy Gandhi
ISBN : 978-81-7139-386-2
Price : Rs 900
Edn. : 2018

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