pollution

News

Authors conclude that no-till, no-burn practices can cut severe pollution in northern India and that they merit strong policy support, including enforcement of bans on burning straw.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.

Nutrition, health and food security
News

New blog published by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs argues that balancing food security, rural livelihoods, water for agriculture and air quality need not be a zero-sum game.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Features

Policies and technologies key to sustainable development in India’s breadbasket.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Press releases

Later rice planting in Haryana and Punjab leads to concentrated agricultural burning in the late fall and 39% higher peak fire intensity, contributing to poor air quality.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Photos

How sustainable agriculture is helping mitigate air pollution in South Asia.