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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1986) 6 (1): 47–50.
Published: 01 May 1986
... Bank sponsored "social On March 12,1986, a conference of adivasi agricultural laborers and forestry" monocultural planting of teak, we can see in many perts of poor peasants on the issues of deforestation, drought and adivasi cul- India spreading stirs on issues of forests, water, pollution...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 99–108.
Published: 01 August 1995
... that it will solve the in the Tapi plains. The Deccan canals in the Bombay acute water problems of the state of Gujarat, par- Presidency achieved a similar result whereby there ticularly in the drought prone areas of Kutch and were pockets of cash-crop production surrounded by Saurashtra...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1992) 12 (2): 96–103.
Published: 01 August 1992
... of water resources and percent of which is now drought-prone; power development in the basin was initiated in 1947. (b) the securing of irrigation water for 75,000 hectares The foundation stone for the first proposed dam at of arid land in the Banner and Jallore districts of Gora in Gujarat...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 24–48.
Published: 01 May 2017
... David . British Opium Policy in China and India . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 1934 . Pankhurst Richard Johnson Douglas . “The Great Drought and Famine of 1888–92 in Northeast Africa.” In The Ecology of Survival: Case Studies from Northeast African History , edited...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 81–92.
Published: 01 August 1996
... aby may contain a complaint about a heavy-handed may be listening) to the problems which will accom- husband or a bad drought, or it may be simply a joy- pany womanhood. Two important issues are referred ful form of entertainment. to here. One is the dowry (dhibad...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 384–396.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., in droughts and years of fam- tribal structure to defend against invaders and ine agriculture is a more reliable source of bring the tribes into harmony with one another income compared with cattle raising, despite and their superiority and thus win the challenge problems such as tribal rivalries...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2000) 20 (1-2): 128–142.
Published: 01 August 2000
.... The represen- provincial economy depends primarily on agriculture, tatives criticized President Khatami for not paying at- but because of the drought, the land and livestock tention to their co-ethnics’ plight.48 One of them com- have been damaged badly.53 The letter complained plained that the Interior...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1987) 7 (1_and_2): 1–2.
Published: 01 August 1987
... examples to events as they take shape, limiting its interventions to ei• of this economic failure. Data for the current drought are just be• ginning to come in, including news items that many of the poor are ther approving or disapproving...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 3–17.
Published: 01 August 2004
..., Darfur has been considered a strate- amongst them.” gic location, according to Baballa Haroun Nor Adam, “being the trade route linking the ancient Kanem Borno Economic Resources, Drought, and Migration kingdoms with central and Nilotic Sudan, and a meeting The Fur-inhabited region is endowed with rich...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (1): 12–25.
Published: 01 May 1989
... In the depressed or drought-prone rural regions, of population growth on rural landlessness, and (c) the seasonal unemployment and subsistence crisis of the increasing regional disparities that intensified both near-landless have produced growing streams of circular intra-rural migration of labor...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (2): 15–30.
Published: 01 August 1983
... the major drought in 1972, the the improvement of traditional irrigation government financed construction of perco- systems in Sugao has not increased the lation tanks in each village. Percolation amount of irrigated land. This is yet tanks are shallow water...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1983) 3 (2): 31–44.
Published: 01 August 1983
... China and India, and hence it was in the drought in the history of the country interest of the West that India should win (Lamb, 1968). The summer crop which this marathon. usually accounted for two-thirds of the In 1966, India imported...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1985) 5 (1): 27–34.
Published: 01 May 1985
... disaster5 level: classes were both the most vulnerable sectors of the (I) selection of drought resistant varieties of crops; (2) community and the beneficiaries of *he increased prosperity planting of crop mixtures with different responses to rainfall of the late nineteenth...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1989) 9 (2): 68–71.
Published: 01 August 1989
... and frequent droughts. &n- became the primary focus of many “high” caste social reformers. touchable women have been especially burdened by long treks to wa- ter sources that often remain segregated and unequal. 8. It would be hard to overstate the importance or the difficulty...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (1): 141–145.
Published: 01 May 2022
... across the globe. And now, with the deepening climate crisis and persistent growth of ecological disasters, we can soon expect to enter a new phase of large-scale death and displacement due to the growing presence of drought, floods, wildfires, and hurricanes. In fact, multiple nonhuman species have...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2021) 41 (1): 88–105.
Published: 01 May 2021
...’ Rights’” ; Curley, “Unsettling Indian Water.” 17. Quoted in National Public Radio, “In Time of Drought” ; see also Glennon, Unquenchable , “Parched in the West.” 18. A full review of this literature is outside the scope of this article, but see Allan, Virtual Water , Handbook...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1994) 14 (1): 99–109.
Published: 01 May 1994
... unfairly required to cultivation or for water wells. Tribal lands are to be speak other Somali languages at the expense of used by the owning tribe and crossover is not per- their own. Two other languages in southern Soma- mitted except in case of drought, during which time lia are those...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 557–574.
Published: 01 December 2015
... • Listening to Rights Talk in Damascus 563 equality, cuts to the public sector, the management tice of specific traditions but the way in which tra- of Syria’s ongoing drought, or the skyrocketing dition could be figured as a homogenous unit and prices of food and gas were left out of view...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2022) 42 (2): 532–537.
Published: 01 August 2022
... that allowed Ghanaians to control their own fate. As the country faced serious food and fuel shortages, drought, and unrest, moderate factions argued that the revolutionary regime had to be pragmatic: large numbers of Ghanaians would starve if they did not accept loans from Euro-American financial institutions...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2003) 23 (1-2): 128–140.
Published: 01 August 2003
... with the delegation of Abazo- circumscribes the content and form of all such commu nians to meet the Life President when their region is nication. In Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s Matigari24 too, all the wracked by a drought after the President has stopped workers on the plantation contribute to send one of the laying...