Environment | VOL. 12, ISSUE 73, July-August 2012
The authors are Sr. Scientist, GIS Section and Director respectively; National Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning (ICAR) Nagpur. firstname.lastname@example.org
In developing countries like India, land degradation has been hastened in recent times due to burgeoning population and the amplified exploitation of natural resources. Land degradation undermines livelihood opportunities - triggers poverty, migration and food insecurity.