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Vol. 10, Issue 3 (2021)

Different farming system models to overcome malnutrition: A study in Meghalaya

Author(s):
Huidrom Bliss, Puspita Das and Nikrachi Ch Sangma
Abstract:
The study was an attempt to enlist the different types of integrated farming system models practiced by the Garo hills farmers to overcome malnutrition. The study was conducted in West Garo Hills and South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya. Total 20 numbers of respondents were taken and their socio economic characteristics were studied. Data were collected through interview method. The farmers of West Garo Hills and South Garo Hills followed seven different types of IFS models. The highest percentage of respondents followed IFS models - 2 and 7 with 20 per cent each and the lowest percentage of respondents followed IFS models 1, 4 and 6 with 10 per cent each respectively. Hence it can be concluded that integrated farming system help in ensuring food security, upgrading nutritional status, utilizing of organic waste, reduce poverty and improved standard of living.
Pages: 446-448  |  378 Views  110 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Huidrom Bliss, Puspita Das, Nikrachi Ch Sangma. Different farming system models to overcome malnutrition: A study in Meghalaya. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(3):446-448.

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