International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


ISSN: 2455-4030

Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2017)

Drought management and livelihood adaptations

Author(s): Nidhi
Abstract: Drought is a regular feature of Jaisalmer district. Diversification of livelihoods forms the basis of surviving strategies during droughts which supplement the major income derived from Agriculture and forms an integral part of the peoples’ lifestyle. Migration as a strategy to combat drought makes an essential component of the above. Role of traditional knowledge for drought adaptation secures the paramount position which has helped communities to survive long periods of droughts since olden times. It is because of practicing these traditional techniques of water harvesting that has ensured regular fodder supply for animals and food security for the people of the region
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