Growing Into An Uncertain Future [MTC]:
How are farmers in India’s wheat belt adapting to a changing climate?
In a warmer world with less predictable weather, you must determine how to feed both yourself and an ever-growing nation.
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(Note: This version of the 'Growing into an Uncertain Future' case has been modified for use in the Sustainability and Development Master Track program. The original can be found at https://www.learngala.com/cases/growing-into-an-uncertain-future.)
In India, climate change is threatening farmers' livelihoods. As temperatures rise and wheat yields drop, they must decide how to adapt. Learn about potential strategies with regards to both rice and wheat cropping as well as irrigation, and explore a simulation model of agricultural yield in India to better understand the decision-making process. Keep in mind that what works in one situation might not work in another.