Dirk Rolker

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Introducing Salt Tolerant Species and Preparing for Disasters

The mainstay of the economy in the Indian Sundarbans is agriculture, supplemented by fishing and fishery-related activities. Agriculture is dominated by paddy cultivation, which is made...

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Improving Pasture Management and Livestock Rearing

Livestock rearing is the major component of arid agriculture. It plays an integral role in Rajasthan, where the people and their land are closely bound up with livestock rearing and...

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Climate-Proofing Fish Farming

Small farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar district traditionally depend on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihood. Some areas are irrigated with ground water. However, groundwater...

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Eco-restoration and Institution Strengthening

The livelihoods of indigenous communities in Mandla district in Madhya Pradesh depend upon small-scale farming, fishing and forest produce. Diversity of species and ecosystem services...

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Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCA RAI)

Introduction

The Indo-German development project 'Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCA RAI)' aims to enhance the adaptive capacities of vulnerable rural communities in India so...

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Integrated Mangrove Fishery Farming Systems

Coastal zones in Tamil Nadu are important habitats for biodiversity and provide a livelihood for thousands of artisanal fishermen and -women. Communities here are feeling the effects of...

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