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.
Interest in farm machinery and crop diversification spike as farmers respond to COVID-19 labor shortages.
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.
Policies and technologies key to sustainable development in India’s breadbasket.
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.
How sustainable agriculture is helping mitigate air pollution in South Asia.