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Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1063648
Description: Increasing frequency of drought threatens the long-term viability of agriculture in many regions of the world. Some farmers will exit the agricultural industry abruptly, but for many, the path out of ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1062595
Description: Crop choices made by farmers can make important contributions toward the sustainable management of groundwater resources in drought prone regions. However, farmers who would tend to maximize profits u ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1050747
Description: Farmers in the rainfed districts of South India are faced with repeated drought conditions, which adversely affect their livelihoods, placing their survival at stake. In this chapter, we empirically a ... More
Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1058142
Description: A conceptual model of entrepreneurial uptake by water-scarce farmers explores how farmers accumulate social and human capitals while managing multiple risks in current and future livelihood choices. S ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1054393
Description: Water reform is occurring in many countries in a variety of ways. This reform has been underpinned by growing demand for water, growing populations, urbanization, decreasing quality of potential water ... More
Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/358199
Description: Rural entrepreneurship is often promoted as an effective tool with which to confront developmental challenges in rural communities. An important question that has not been considered thus far is how c ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/333308
Description: In water-scarce regions of the world, water-saving technology adoption augments farm productivity. But so does social capital. In this paper, the issue of ensuring livelihood for farmers through the c ... More
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Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/334304
Description: In response to prolonged drought situations, water collectives have been promoted and exist in most water scarce farming regions to help them sustainably manage groundwater resources. However, the sus ... More
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Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/306178
Description: In regions where common pool resources provide significant support to their surrounding communities, any climate change related shock could produce multiple livelihood repercussions. In this paper, a ... More
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Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/320454
Description: Surviving prolonged water scarcity in agriculture requires farmers to be resilient along multiple dimensions. Farmers may aim to attain resilience from financial as well as natural capital perspective ... More
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Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/333336
Description: The threat of release of methane sequestered in the circumpolar Arctic regions of the world creates the possibility of triggering additional feedback effects from the terrestrial and the deep ocean sy ... More
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Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/333592
Description: In this paper, a mathematical model of optimal management of prolonged and consecutive drought events is developed to evaluate circumstances under which the adoption of a water-efficient technology ma ... More
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Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/279112
Description: Ensuring drought resilience for farmers is an important policy concern. Yet, a quantitative treatment of the concept of drought resilience has been lacking in the literature. This paper designs a math ... More
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Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1257560
Description: Credit constraints can undermine livelihood sustenance strategies of farmers faced with prolonged droughts. Marginal farmers with low wealth endowments could be especially vulnerable. The model develo ... More
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Authors: Ranjan, Ram
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 149900 Other Economics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/205725
Description: Climate change is forcing large scale structural changes in agrarian sectors in the developing world by adversely affecting water resources and threatening the viability of future agriculture. In the ... More
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