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K. Narayana Gowda
K. Narayana Gowda: Vice-Chancellor, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore – 560 065, Karnataka

About The Book

During last one decade, rural India witnessed the continuous migration of rural youth to urban areas. This situation is very serious and alarming and the migration of rural youth created a vacuum in the villages. It has been observed and expressed by many enlightened persons that villages are becoming old age homes draining away the talented farm youth to stay away from farming. The contents of book covers the issues like youth-concept, characteristics, interests, aspirations; youth in natural resource management; ICT and rural youth; Extension approaches and strategies; SHGs and Group approaches; Mobilization of Rural Youth; Gender issues and women empowerment and successful case studies on farm youth. The major sub heads of the book are: FARM YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE, CAPACITY BUILDING OF RURAL YOUTH, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONG RURAL YOUTH, RURAL YOUTH AND INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY, WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE, RURAL YOUTH IN INTEGRATED FARMING, LEISURE TIME UTILIZATION BY RURAL YOUTH, CASE STUDIES ON RURAL YOUTH

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  2. Farm Youth Caught in Cross Winds


    R. Dwarakinath
    1 - 10 (10 Pages)
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  3. Sustaining Agriculture through Rural Youth


    A.G. Sawant
    11 - 18 (8 Pages)
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  4. Natural Resource Management – An Experience of Rural Bio-Resource Complex Project


    K. Narayana Gowda, K.C. Narayanaswamy, Babu R.M. Ray, H.C. Girisha and B.V. Manjula
    19 - 24 (6 Pages)
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  5. Youth in Agriculture


    V. Veerabhadraiah
    25 - 28 (4 Pages)
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  6. Strategy for the Promotion of Youth in Agriculture


    V.G. Dhanakumar
    29 - 38 (10 Pages)
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  7. Youth in Agriculture - Reflections, Re-Orientation and Reforms


    R M Prasad
    39 - 44 (6 Pages)
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  8. Strategies to Retain the Farm Youth in Agriculture


    T. Rathakrishnan
    45 - 50 (6 Pages)
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  9. Participation of Rural Youth in Farm Activities


    Y.N. Shivalingaiah and V. Veerabhadraiah
    51 - 58 (8 Pages)
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  10. Attracting and Retaining Youth in Farming


    N. Parasuraman
    59 - 64 (6 Pages)
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    Farm Youth : A Catalyst for Sustainable Agriculture


    Meenambigai, J. Santha Govind and G. Tamil Selvi
    65 - 74 (10 Pages)
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    Augmenting Share of Rural Youth in Agricultural Development : A Case Study of Poonch District of Jammu & Kashmir


    Pawan Kumar Sharma, Suraj Prakash and Sanjay Khar
    75 - 82 (8 Pages)
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    Rural Youth: Challenges and Strategies


    M.S. Nataraju
    83 - 94 (12 Pages)
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    Capacity Building of Rural Youth for Better Livelihoods through Improved Natural Resource Management


    Sreenath Dixit and B. Venkateswarlu
    95 - 110 (16 Pages)
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    Empowerment of Male Farm Youth through Agro-Based Income Generating Activities


    Shivakumar B. Hayyal, Madhu Prasad V.L., Shivamurthy M. and Mahatab Ali K.M.
    111 - 114 (4 Pages)
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    Training Strategies as Preferred by Farm Women on IPM Practices


    J. Santha Govind, Gopalasamy, K and G. Tamil Selvi
    115 - 120 (6 Pages)
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    Novel Extension Strategies to Enhance Sustainable Livelihood among Livestock Farmers in Tamil Nadu


    Porchezhiyan. S, R. Senthil Kumar, K. Ranjith Kumar and B.S. Meena
    121 - 126 (6 Pages)
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    Entrepreneurship Development in Agriculture and Rural Youth


    B.S. Hansra and P.K. Jain
    127 - 136 (10 Pages)
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    Entrepreneurship Development – An Appropriate Option to Rural Industrialisation and Youth


    V. Sudha Rani and N. Kishore Kumar
    137 - 146 (10 Pages)
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    Entrepreneurship Development in Agriculture – An Opportunity for Unemployed Rural Youth


    Ashoka Doddamani, V. Govinda Gowda and Jagadajyoti, S. Binkadakatti
    147 - 156 (10 Pages)
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    Profile and Job Preferences of Bhil Youth in Dhule District of Maharashtra


    Suryawanshi, D.B., K.S. Throat and S.H. Ban
    157 - 160 (4 Pages)
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    Marketing Behaviour of Dairy Farmers in Tamil Nadu


    R. Senthil Kumar, Ram Kumar, Babu. D and P. Jai Sridhar
    161 - 168 (8 Pages)
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    Youth and ICTs for Agricultural Development


    Suchiradipta Bhattacharjee and R. Saravanan
    169 - 188 (20 Pages)
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    Krishi Community Radio : An Emerging ICT Tool


    Sneha M. Talwar., Manjunath, L. and Ashalata, K.V.
    189 - 194 (6 Pages)
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    Providing Management Services through Mobile Telephone to Attract Farm Youth Towards Sustainable Agriculture


    B.K. Narayana Swamy and N. Shankariah
    195 - 198 (4 Pages)
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    Case Study of Farm Youth in Water Management


    Bharaswadkar, R.B.
    199 - 206 (8 Pages)
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    Profile of Farmers using Kissan Call Centres


    Savithramma, K. Venkataranga Naika and M.P. Gokul Raj
    207 - 210 (4 Pages)
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    Gender Mainstreaming in Agriculture Development and Sustaining Women Youth in Agriculture


    P.S. Geethakutty
    211 - 214 (4 Pages)
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    Handholding Strategies for Sustainable Development of Women SHGs


    Anasuya Patil, D.M. Chandargi, N.R. Mamledesai and S.B. Mahajanshetty
    215 - 226 (12 Pages)
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    Training Needs of Dairy Farm Women


    S.R. Lahoti, R.R.Chole and G.U. Gholap
    227 - 232 (6 Pages)
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    Drudgery Reducing Equipment as a Key to Enhance the Efficiency of Farm Women


    M.R. Kammar, A.R. Kurubar and Chavan Mohan
    233 - 236 (4 Pages)
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    Potential Income Generation Activities (IGA) and Alternative Options for Women in Sub-Watersheds of Karnataka


    Chandargi, D.M., Anasuya Patil, S.B. Mahajanshetty and N.R. Mamledesai
    237 - 244 (8 Pages)
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    Empowering Women SHG through Tuberose Cultivation – A Case Study in Karnataka


    Basavaraj Hulagur, Jamuna Urs and S.G. Goudappa
    245 - 246 (2 Pages)
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    Information Seeking Behaviour of Dairy Farmwomen


    S.K. Meti
    247 - 250 (4 Pages)
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    Sustainability of Women Self Help Groups of Gender Mainstreaming in Tamil Nadu


    M.A. Vennila, K. Narayana Gowda and S. Manickam
    251 - 256 (6 Pages)
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    Integrated Farming System – A Successful Case Study


    K. Narayana Gowda, K.C. Narayanaswmay, Babu R.M. Ray, H.C. Girisha and B.V. Manjula
    257 - 266 (10 Pages)
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    Integrated Farming System Demonstration Model forAttracting Rural Youth for Agriculture


    G. Eswarappa, E. Yellappa and Ashok Doddamani
    267 - 274 (8 Pages)
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    Livelihood Improvement of Vulnerable Farmers through Integrated Farming


    K. Jagadeeshwara|, K. Narayanagowda, Y. Nagaraju and Bhagyavathi
    275 - 286 (12 Pages)
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    Role of Rural Youth in Milk and Silk Farming


    M.T. Lakshminarayan, M.S. Nataraju and B.N. Manjunatha
    287 - 292 (6 Pages)
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    Integrated Farming System – An Avenue for Rural Youth in the Coastal Zone of Karnataka


    Manjula, N., Dhanunjaya, B. and Nagesha, G.
    293 - 298 (6 Pages)
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    Leisure Time Utilization by the Rural Youth


    R.R. Chole, P.R. Deshmukh and U.N. Fatak
    299 - 306 (8 Pages)
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    Leisure Time Utilization by Male and Female Rural Youth


    Antwal P.N., J.V. Ekale and P.S. Kapse
    307 - 310 (4 Pages)
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    Leisure Time Activities of Rural Youth


    Sasane G.K., U.D Jagdale and S.S. Patil
    311 - 314 (4 Pages)
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    Case Studies on the Functioning of Rural Youth Clubs


    K.S. Krishna
    315 - 320 (6 Pages)
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    A Case Study of a Young Farmer in Integrated Farming System


    R.P. Kadam and S.K. Panke
    321 - 330 (10 Pages)
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    Promotion of Jalasri Method of Paddy Cultivation under Tank Achkat – A Case of Young Farmer


    Eswarappa. G, E. Yellappa and Ashoka Doddamani
    331 - 336 (6 Pages)
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    Bivoltine Chawki Rearing Centre - A Success Story of Sericulture Farm Youth


    Madhu Prasad V.L., Nanjappa D, Manjunath M and Govinda Gowda V
    337 - 340 (4 Pages)
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    Case Studies on Rural Youth


    M.S. Nataraju
    341 - 346 (6 Pages)
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    Case Studies on Migrated Rural Youth


    D. Nanjappa
    347 - 364 (18 Pages)
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    Software Professional Becomes Best Farmer in Coastal Zone – A Case Study


    G. Nagesha, H. Hanumanthappa and Jayashree. S
    365 - 368 (4 Pages)
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    Mitigation of Migration and Persuasion of Youth to Continue in Farming Profession


    V. Govinda Gowda, Ashoka Doddamani and Siddaram
    369 - 382 (14 Pages)
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