Despite the spectacular success of the green revolution and achieving self-sufficiency in food production, there are increasing concerns on sustaining the pace of agricultural growth to feed the large population of our country. Lack of yield breakthroughs, deteriorating soil health, groundwater depletion, declining size of operational holdings and labour shortage are some of the prime reasons for slow growth of agriculture. (Editorial)

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This publication is an attempt to share the initial outcomes of Technology Demonstration Component being implemented by selected KVKs. In this, significant lessons learnt and initial impact of the interventions on helping the farmers to cope with climate variabilities are presented.

Climate change impacts are gendered. Many UN and international conferences have constantly highlighted women and
their work environment relationships over time and have concluded that environmental change would bring adverse
effect on women’s livelihood, probably leading to their high stake in adaptation responses to climate change. As it is
clear, gender is a cross-cutting issue for different sectors in health, agriculture, livestock, education, etc. and climate

This brief has sought to collate and evaluate some of the methods and processes that have been developed to aid farmers in the battle against rising temperatures, changing sea levels and erratic rainfalls.