Volume : V, Issue : IX, September - 2015

CLIMATE CHANGE IN RAIN FED RURAL CONTEXT OF MADURAI DISTRICT

I. Balu

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The climate change is happening slowly in earth. It impacts on agriculture and other activities. But the people are not bothering about the mitigation or controlling of climate change. So the implication is increasing every year. In this context the study was conducted with the objective of elicit the people perception on climate change and implication of climate change in agriculture. The study was conducted in rural context of Madurai district. The farmers felt that due to climate change the rainfall is decreased, wind is decreased and temperature has been increased. The irrigation facilities and vegetations were decreased due to the climate change. Finally the agriculture is become non profitable livelihood. To cope up with climate change the farmers adapting coping mechanism like mixed cropping, tank silt application, sale of livestock and migration.

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I.Balu CLIMATE CHANGE IN RAIN FED RURAL CONTEXT OF MADURAI DISTRICT Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.5, Issue : 9 September 2015


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