Janakaraj Muralia and Tamer Afifib

Janakaraj Muralia and Tamer Afifib
The link between climate change, drought and migration in Chhattisgarh explained
Erratic rainfall is forcing farmers to migrate to urban areas but officials under-report drought-induced migration due to the fear that this would be viewed as a failure of government mechanisms.
Posted on 29 Jun, 2015 09:59 AM

Climate change has resulted in drastic seasonal fluctuations leading to erratic rainfalls and prolonged droughts in India. This has been posing an increasing threat to the agriculture and food security of the country, with increasing stress on rural livelihoods and resources such as land, soil, water and forests.

Climate change, poor rainfall and drought (Source: Wikimedia Commons)