Climate Change Risks

What are the climate change risks? Explain.

there are basically two types of Climate change risks. one is its direct effects and another is categories as indirect effects.

Direct Effects

  • Productivity 
  • Quality of produce.
Indirect Effects 
  • Soil fertility
  • Livestock and Fishery
  • Soil and Water Resources 
  • Crop Health

To fight the climate change risks, we need to mitigate the climate change challenges. 

Contributory factors 
  • Submerged rice cultivation 
  • Unscientific use of fertilizer
  • Gas emission from livestock
  • Low organic matter in soil 
Recommended Practices 
  • Crop diversification and crop alignment 
  • Organic Farming
  • Efficient use of water/ water harvesting 
  • Feed management of livestock
  • Climate resilient crop varieties 
  • Agro-forestry
  • Soil Health Card based integrated Nutrient Managment 

Union Government Schemes and Policy Initiatives 
  1. Soil Health Card Scheme
  2. National Agro-forestry and Bamboo Mission 
  3. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana 
  4. Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture 
  5. Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana 
  6. National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture 
  7. National mission on Agriculture Extension and Technologies 
  8. National Agro-forestry Policy
  9. National Policy for Management of crop Residues 
  10. Ration Balancing Programme
  11. National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture 

Ministry Name: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare
Government of India