Agriculture Human Development and Poverty



This book aims to study linkage between agriculture and human development and evaluate sustainability indicators in the state of Assam and Barak Valley zone which consists of three districts of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi on the bank of river Barak and her tributaries and is situated in the southern part of the state. The methodology used in this study was collection of both primary and secondary data and field observations. Secondary data was applied to study the agro-human development linkage and multidimensional poverty in the state and the valley. From the field level survey, samples for statistics were taken from heads of rural households in selected Agricultural Development Circles of three districts of Barak Valley. The sample consisted of 450 Households from six agricultural subdivisions of three districts. The present book analyses the agro-human development linkage of Assam and Barak Valley.