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How a policy to address a groundwater shortage inadvertently increased air pollution in northern India
Source: Tech and Science Post (15 Dec 2022)
The seemingly small shift in the planting season had a cascading effect that delayed the fire season by about two weeks and exacerbated air pollution.
India’s Groundwater Is In Trouble. And It Could Cause a Food Shortage for Millions By 2025, Study Finds
Source: Green Queen (11 Aug 2021)
A recent study of the groundwater in India revealed that, by 2025, large areas of the north-western and southern parts of the country will have “critically low groundwater availability”.
Reduced cropping intensity in India
Source: Rural 21 (1 Apr 2021)
Providing canal irrigation as a substitute irrigation source will likely not be enough to maintain current production levels.
Groundwater depletion in India could reduce winter cropped acreage significantly in years ahead
Switch to irrigation canals will not fully compensate for the expected loss of groundwater in Indian agriculture, new study concludes.
New project strengthens capacity to fight fall armyworm in Bangladesh
Public and private partners join forces to mitigate voracious pest.
Microsatellite data can help double impact of agricultural interventions
Researchers argue data from small satellites can help target agricultural interventions to locations where impact will be greatest.