Watershed Management
SUBJECT : Environmental Science and Technology
PUBLISHED ON : 21/09/13
NUMBER OF PAGES : ( 9 Pages)
PRICE : Rs 6.75

As the international development goals have widened from merely increasing food production to include poverty reduction and environmental sustainability, protecting the environment is a big challenge for developing nations, qnq greater emphasis should be given to check the exploitation of the natural resources base. Soil erosion and land degradation coupled with declining per capita availability of land and freshwater are posing serious threat to environment. This is becoming more intense with the burgeoning population causing food security problems in developing countries. Hence careful and concerted efforts are needed for efficient and effective management of natural resources for increased productivity of soils.

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