Dilemma of Development: Impact of Small Landholding Size on Economic Development with Special Reference to Scheduled Caste Population in Azamgarh

Authors

  • Neeraj Singh DPhil Research Scholar, Department of Geography, University of Allahabad, Allahabad
  • Azizur Rahman Siddiqui Professor, Department of Geography, University of Allahabad, Allahabad

Keywords:

Landholding Size, Farmers, Azamgarh Scheduled Caste

Abstract

Small-scale farming is important as it is the chief provider of livelihood to poor people, especially in a developing country like India. Thus, investments in increasing farm productions from small and intensively cultivated land are important for reducing global poverty. Based on primary survey, landholding size of Scheduled Caste population in different blocks of Azamgarh district were analysed for this study. The study shows that SC farmers still face economic deprivation in the form of small farm size that is detrimental to their social and economic growth.

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Published

15-12-2021

How to Cite

Singh, N. ., & Siddiqui, A. R. . (2021). Dilemma of Development: Impact of Small Landholding Size on Economic Development with Special Reference to Scheduled Caste Population in Azamgarh. RESEARCH REVIEW International Journal of Multidisciplinary, 6(12), 28–32. Retrieved from https://rrjournals.com/index.php/rrijm/article/view/9