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Following are few of the Published Articles.
  • TJ James (2012) Kadukanmakkal Nutmeg variety diffusion study, Spice India, pp 24

  • T.J James (2010) Conserving Biodiversity to Ensure Food Security: An NGO Experience

  • T.J James (2005) 'Farmer Innovation in Kerala' Appropriate Technology 2005 32, No 1 pp 64 -65

  • T.J James & Bobby Issac (2001) "Constraints and prospects of farmer's innovation for technology development -A case study"

  • T.J James et al "Farmers innovation (2000) -Land to lab approach for technology development" LEISA July 2000 Volume 2 no .2 pp 31-32

  • T.J James et al(2000) " Traditional food crop cultivation and its socio -cultural implications among the Uralies, Tribals of Memari settlement, Idukki Proceedings of the twelfth Kerala Science congress pp 634-637

  • T.J James & Bobby Issac (2000) "Dissemination & technology development of vermicompost by farmers of Amaravathy village, Idukki District Kerala -A case study". Proceedings of the twelfth Kerala Science congress pp 788-790.

  • PDS INDIA ITPGRFA Report

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India has been identified as one of the most vulnerable countries to Climate Change. In fact, the advancing process has already started to take its toll. Himalayan glaciers are receding faster than global average, precipitation across India is becoming more intense and unpredictable, extreme weather events like droughts and floods occur more frequently, biodiversity is under stress, sea levels are rising affecting thousands of coastal communities.

Although agriculture contributes only 13,7% to India’s GDP (1), its importance in the country’s economic, social and political fabric goes well beyond this indicator. Rural areas are still home to some 68,7 percent of India’s 1,2 billion population (2), whose livelihood is closely tied to suitable climate conditions for agriculture, forests and natural resources.

However, with the changing climate, rainfall patterns have become more erratic and reduce, leaving farmers exposed to many risks in- cluding poor yields, crop failures, plant diseases, market irregularities, health issues, difficult access and instability