(E-BOOK) Bundelkhand Drought by National Institute of disaster Managment

(E-BOOK) Bundelkhand Drought by National Institute of disaster Managment

Title : Bundelkhand Drought by National Institute of disaster Managment

Contents :

Foreword   i
Preface     iii
Acknowledgements   vii
List of Figures   xi
List of Tables   xii
1 Introduction   1
  1.1 Background 1
  1.2 Present Scenario 2
  1.3 Past Studies 5
  1.4 Scope of the Present Study 6
2 Bundelkhand Profile 9
  2.1 Study Area  9
  2.2 History 9
  2.3

Ecophysiography, Climate and Natural Resources of Bundelkhand

12
  2.4 Land Use and Settlement Pattern

15

  2.5 Demography and Urbanization

17

  2.6 Development of Agriculture (the main occupation)

20

  2.7 Industry Growth

21

  2.8 Institutions 23
  2.9 Major NGOs and their initiatives in Bundelkhand 24
3 Miseries in Bundelkhand 29
  3.1 Bundelkhand Drought: A Tale of Miseries 29
4

Drought Hazard Analysis

41
  4.1 Scientific Study

41

  4.2 Data used 44
  4.3 Methodology of Study 45
  4.4 Analysis of Datasets 47
  4.5

Drought Hazard Mapping

47
  4.6 Drought Frequency and Intensity Analysis 53
  4.7 Hazard Analysis (Frequency and Intensity) 59
  4.8 Composite Drought Hazard Mapping 60
5

Capacities: Mitigation and Development

65
  5.1 Traditional Knowledge 65
  5.2 Mitigation Activities and Development 68
  5.3 Development Schemes in Bundelkhand 70
  5.4 Agroforestry 81
  5.5 Alternative Employment 87
  5.6 Drought Impact Assessment 89
  5.7 Mainstreaming Drought Risk Mitigation through Convergence 96
6

Strategic Recommendations

105
  6.1 Policies and strategies 105
  6.2 Institutional framework 111
  6.3 Information Flow 115
  6.4 Opportunities and Limits 116
  6.5 Way Forward 118
  6.6 Recommendations and Future Research Needs 120
7

Bibliography

125
8 ICSSR Project Evaluation Report 131
9 About the Authors 133

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