GS-III: Economics of Animal Rearing
In light of the ongoing rapid growth in the livestock sector, examine its significance with special focus on the role played by women as livestock farmers in boosting the rural economy.
The livestock sector in India is one of the most rapidly growing components of the rural economy. Significance: It has grown at a rate of 7.9% during the last six years while the crop farming grew by just 2% in ..
A flourishing livestock sector is an efficient tool for augmenting incomes of low income households and eradicates poverty. Elucidate. Further, suggest ways for ensuring sustainable livestock sector growth in India.
India has a diverse and growing livestock sector ranging from sheep, poultry, fisheries, dairy, etc. Growing livestock sector: Second largest fish production. Largest milk producer. Augment incomes of low income households: Provides supplementary income to the farmers. Provides insurance to ..
The Livestock-based integrated farming system (IFS) can help to achieve twin goals of doubling farmers’ income and making farming sustainable. Analyze.
Livestock-based integrated farming system brings together crop cultivation, fisheries, livestock rearing and agro-forestry to benefit farmers in multiple ways. Features of livestock-based IFS: Farmers cultivate crops and raise livestock simultaneously. Livestock provide organic manure (cow dung) for farms. Livestock rearing ..
Livestock farming is crucial for increasing farmer’s income. However, it contributes to climate change and is also affected by it. Elaborate the statement and discuss some measures that can be taken to make livestock farming more sustainable as well as climate resilient.
Livestock farming is practiced by 60% of the rural population. It acts as a secondary source of income for farmers. It is one of the major contributors of greenhouse gases like methane, however, it is affected by global climate change ..
The livestock sector can play a very significant role in achieving the aim of doubling farmers’ income and bringing people out of poverty by augmenting their income. Discuss, and also suggest some measures for sustainable growth of the livestock sector.
Indian agricultural sector is marked by mixed-agriculture, i.e farm and non-farm products like cattle farming, poultry, etc. India has one of the largest livestock populations in the world, according to a recent livestock census. The livestock sector is essential for ..
Poultry Sector has organized itself into an organized business. But this development is highly skewed. Comment
Over the years India’s poultry sector has transformed itself from a supplementary backyard activity to a highly organised farming business as: Over 80% of egg and poultry meat output in the country is from organised commercial farms. At an average ..