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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(11): 4001-4011
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.611.469


Empowerment of Disaster Affected Farmers – A Comprehensive Study on Developing Feasible Strategies for Empowering Thane Affected Cashew Growers in Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu, India
M. Balarubini1*, C. Karthikeyan2 and T.N. Sujeetha1
1Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology, TNAU, Tamil Nadu, India
2Agricultural College and Research Institute, TNAU, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Agriculture and Horticulture are the dominant components in the economy of Thane affected States and the Union Territory. Hence, the need of the hour is to formulate strategies for sustaining agricultural production in the affected area. To be more specific, it is seen that cashew is the most important crop of India and about 32162.72 ha of cashew area has been damaged due to the occurrence of Thane in Tamil Nadu (Directorate of Horticulture, Government of Tamil Nadu, 2012).Hence, the study was conducted in Panruti block of Cuddalore district with sample size of 194 Thane affected cashew growers. Study the feasible strategies for empowering Thane affected cashew growers. The respondents were interviewed personally by a well-structured interview schedule. The extension strategies included in this study will serve as a blue print for empowering Thane affected cashew farmers for effectively mitigating the impact of the disaster.


Keywords: Empowerment, Thane, Farmer profitability, community engagement and capacity building.
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Balarubini, M., C. Karthikeyan and Sujeetha, T.N. 2017. Empowerment of Disaster Affected Farmers – A Comprehensive Study on Developing Feasible Strategies for Empowering Thane Affected Cashew Growers in Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(11): 4001-4011. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.611.469