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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(3): 1898-1903
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.803.225


Personal, Socio-economic, Psychological and Communication Characteristics of the Farmers about Climate Change in Dharwad district of Karnataka, India
Huchhappa Gondali1* and Dipak Kumar Bose2
Department of Agricultural Extension & Communication, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Naini, Allahabad-211 007, U.P., India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Dharwad districts of Karnataka state during 2016-17. Descriptive research design was followed to assess the Personal, Socio-economic, Psychological and Communication Characteristics of the Farmers about Climate Change in Dharwad district of Karnataka with a sample of 120 respondents selected randomly. It shows that majority of the respondents (51.67 %) belonged to middle age group (36-50 years), whereas, (29.17%) and (19.16 %) of them belonged to young age (18-35 years). To high school (15.83 %), PUC (13.33 %) and Graduate (1.67 %) It implies that primary school groups have more perception and to initiate adaptation measures than middle school education and illiterate to climate change. It can be stated that more than 60 per cent of the respondents belonged under marginal and small farmers’ category occupying 1 to 2 ha of land. Majority of the respondents were having medium annual income between (Rs. 34,000-51,000), only about 13.33 per cent of the respondents belonged to low (up to Rs. 17,000/-) annual income group category. Majority of the respondents had medium level (53.33 %) of contact with extension personnel, whereas, (25.00 %) and (21.67 %) of them had low and high. Almost all the respondents were having medium level (52.5 %) of use of mass media sources, whereas, (26.67 %) had high level and low level (20.83 %) use of mass media


Keywords: Socio-economic, Psychological, Communication, Climate change
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Huchhappa Gondali and Dipak Kumar Bose. 2019. Personal, Socio-economic, Psychological and Communication Characteristics of the Farmers about Climate Change in Dharwad district of Karnataka, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(3): 1898-1903. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.803.225