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Oct 16, 2019
World Food Day: It takes 21lt of water to produce a chocolate bar, how water-wise is your diet?The second highest food group in terms of contributing to water-scarcity was fruit at 19 percent.
Sep 30, 2019
Groundwater levels: Uncovering the on-going groundwater crisis in south IndiaStudies on rising groundwater levels contradict on-ground field reports, farm surveys that report well failures.
Sep 12, 2019
Drought, floods could slash Indian sugar output to three-year low: Trade bodyIndia’s sugar output could fall 20 percent to the lowest level in three years in 2019/20 after a drought last year forced farmers to curb their cane planting and as floods this year damaged crops in key growing areas, a senior industry official said on Thursday
Sep 05, 2019
Kodagu, coffee, climate change: An agroforestry scientist's notes on the connectionMuch of the blame for the drought-flood-drought-flood trend in Kodagu has been laid on coffee plantations
Aug 07, 2019
Drought in Thailand exposes submerged Buddhist temple after dam water levels recedesThe temple used to conduct rituals, festivities besides being a playground & recreational area.
Aug 03, 2019
Karnataka farmers will soon get Rs 2000 under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, announces BS YediyurappaThe Karnataka government announced that it will soon deposit the first installment of an additional sum of Rs 2,000 under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana in the bank accounts of farmers.
Jul 31, 2019
India received 42% more rainfall than average this week, says IMD; adds it will help growth of summer-sown crops, ease drought concernsIndia’s monsoon rains in the week ending on Wednesday were above average for the second time since the start of the season on 1 June. Monsoon rains are crucial for farm output and economic growth, as about 55 percent of India’s arable land is rain-fed.
Jul 29, 2019
Halfway through monsoon, 72 of 100 major reservoirs in India record below-normal water storage; Gujarat, Maharashtra worst-hitThe scenario is particularly worrying in the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. The basin storage in Tapi, Sabarmati, and rivers of the Kutch and Godavari are "highly deficient", the data revealed.
Jul 26, 2019
Recurrent water crisis forces Mawasis in MP to migrate to cities for livelihood as parched forests run dry of produceRecurrent drought in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh has turned the once all-providing summer months into a nightmare for Mawasi tribals, forcing the youth to migrate for livelihood while women walk at least 16 kilometres daily for water
Jul 24, 2019
For Mawasi tribe in MP's Satna, limited access to forests results in livelihood loss and a generation forsaking tribal knowledgeMawasi tribal villages in Madhya Pradesh's Satna face uncertain future as limitations on access to forests pushes the once self-sufficient Scheduled Tribe towards migration and scarcity of food