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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(11): 521-527
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.064


Development of Scale to Measure Livelihood Security of Farmers Practicing Different Farming Systems in Southern Karnataka
N.V. Shwetha* and Y.N. Shivalingaiah
Department of Agricultural Extension, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore-560065
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The agricultural sector is the backbone of Indian economy. Over 58 per cent of rural Indians depending on agriculture for their livelihood and agriculture contribute around 17 to 18 per cent to the country’s Gross domestic product. An attempt was made in the study to construct a scale to measure the livelihood security of farmers practicing different farming systems. The judges rating method was followed in the construction of livelihood security scale. The livelihood security scale developed was administered to 30 farmers of Doddaballapura taluk of Bengaluru rural district of Karnataka during 2019-20. The results revealed that nearly half (40.00 %) of the farmers belonged to average level of livelihood security, while 33.34 per cent of farmers belonged to better and 26.66 per cent of the respondents belonged to poor level of livelihood security.


Keywords: Relevancy, Reliability, Validity, Livelihood security
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Shwetha, N.V.  and Shivalingaiah, Y.N. 2019. Development of Scale to Measure Livelihood Security of Farmers Practicing Different Farming Systems in Southern Karnataka.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(11): 521-527. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.811.064