The primary objective of this project was to optimize the productive use of water in the crop-livestock farming systems of semi-arid areas to enhance livelihoods, reduce poverty, contribute to gender equity, and protect the environment. This was addressed through an integrated approach led by a multi-disciplinary team across three States of the Ganga Basin in India.
Haileslassie, A.; Amitav Dey; Blümmel, M.; Clement, F.; Khan, M.A.; Madar Samad; Rajesh Mit; Saba Ishaq; Shindey, D.N.; Sreedhar Acharya, N.; Venkata Radha, A. PN68 Final Report. Improving water productivity, reducing poverty and enhancing equity in mixed crop-livestock systems in the Indo-Gangetic Basin. The CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food, Colombo, Sri Lanka (2010) 96 pp.