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Volume 7 Issue 7
July-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2007147

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1179-1188

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Sustainability, Livelihood and Rural Economy: A Study on Agricultural Opportunities and Challenges in the District of Nalbari, Assam

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2349-5162

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" Sustainability, Livelihood and Rural Economy: A Study on Agricultural Opportunities and Challenges in the District of Nalbari, Assam ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no.1179-1188, July-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007147.pdf

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Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy. It is the largest source of income, employment and basis for other sectors which provide employment to millions of workers directly or indirectly. As the main source of income, more than fifty percent of the population are involved with agriculture and have been practicing various methods of agriculture from time to time to produce more crops in their land. But in spite of agro-based economy of the entire country, the economic condition of the individuals involved in this sector is deplorable. They are struggling with their livelihood. In our country, various attempts and experiments have been made for the development of agricultural sector including green revolution. But, no one has been sustainable in the long run. Therefore, sustainable agricultural along with agricultural diversification may be a viable option in this regard. Keeping in view the above mentioned context, the present study, using qualitative methodology, attempts to examine the role of sustainable agriculture in livelihood and rural economy. It is an attempt to assess the opportunities and challenges of sustainable agriculture in Nalbari district of Assam. This paper contributes to the literature on sustainable agriculture and livelihood.

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Agricultural Diversification, Sustainable Agriculture, Livelihood, Rural Economy.

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" Sustainability, Livelihood and Rural Economy: A Study on Agricultural Opportunities and Challenges in the District of Nalbari, Assam ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp1179-1188, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007147.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2007147
Registration ID: 235161
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 7 | Year July-2020
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): http://doi.one/10.1729/Journal.24045
Page No: 1179-1188
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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" Sustainability, Livelihood and Rural Economy: A Study on Agricultural Opportunities and Challenges in the District of Nalbari, Assam ", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp1179-1188, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007147.pdf




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