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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(8): 2217-2219
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.256


Constraints Faced By Farmers in Agriculture Living In Peri-Urban Area of Nagpur
Vrushali M. Yadav1, Santosh S. Shende2* and V. S. Tekale1
1Extension Education Section, College of Agriculture, Nagpur, India
2Extension Education Section, College of Agriculture, Parbhani, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The present study was conducted in Nagpur district of Vidarbha region, Maharashtra State. The sample consisted of 100 farmers from peri-urban area of Nagpur. The data regarding the effect of urbanization on agriculture were collected using pre-tested interview schedule. A study was undertaken on different effect aspect i.e. crop cultivation, livestock, agriculture market, subsidiary occupation, farmers and others. It was observed that 89.00 per cent of farmers from peri-urban area faced major constraints was construction of buildings on agricultural land by private constructors, while 86.00 per cent farmers faced scarcity of labour due to migration to urban areas, whereas 85.00 per cent faced high labour wages, while 83.00 per cent farmers had unwillingness towards agriculture. 82.00 per cent farmers reported they didn’t get proper information to climate change. The major constraint faced by farmers from peri-urban area were construction of buildings on agricultural land by private constructors which results in to conversion of agricultural land in to non-agricultural lands, scarcity of labour, high labour wages, unwillingness of farmers towards agriculture and not getting proper information.


Keywords: Urbanization, Peri-urban area
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Vrushali M. Yadav, Santosh S. Shende and Tekale V. S. 2019. Constraints Faced By Farmers in Agriculture Living In Peri-Urban Area of Nagpur.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(8): 2217-2219. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.808.256