Study on Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought (DLDD) in India

27 Dec 2017

land degradation

The main objective of this project is to assess the economics of desertification for India through a macro- and micro-economic assessment of the regions. The specific objectives of the assignment are to assess the scale of land degradation in the country with its associated economic impacts; and assess the quantum as well as the sources of the investment required for undertaking preventive and restorative measures. These measures are expected to help achieve the aspirational goal of having a land degradation-neutral India by 2030.