Effect of Climate Change on Agriculture and Allied Activities in Jharkhand: An Inference from Farmer Perception

Neetu Kumari, Niva Bara, Basant Kumar Jha and Ramesh Kumar


Understanding effect of climate change on agricultural and allied activities provides deeper insights essential for evolving policy ecosystem ensuring sustainable agricultural development. Present study conducted to provide the vital information from Jharkhand, India. About 86 percent of respondents agreed that cultivation became costlier day by day primarily due to growing trend of insect infestation and pathogen infection beside mounting expenses on irrigation under changed climatic conditions. In parallel, other floral and faunal components of ecosystem adversely affected that highlighted expanding evidences of climate change in lesser studied areas like Jharkhand. Key words: Jharkhand; Climate change; Farmer perception; Flora; Fauna;

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