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Enriching Biodiversity through Watershed Management
Development Alternatives Group

Enriching Biodiversity through Watershed Management

t is predicted that wars of the next century will be fought over water. With climate change, rainfall patterns are expected to get more erratic making the problem of water scarcity even more pronounced. This is particularly true for drought prone ... Development Alternatives Group, 3 days ago

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Rs 182 crore sought for rain-hit farmers

NASHIK: The district administration has finalised the number of farmers and the area affected due to unseasonal rainfall and hailstorm and demanded Rs 182 crore from the state government as compensation. According to senior officials in the ...
 Times of India1 week ago Nearly 2 lakh farmers hit by unseasonal rain, hailstorm  Times of India1 week ago
Zimbabwe Herald

Climate change to go beyond adaptation

The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change holds that rainfall will decline in Southern Africa and that hot days and droughts (such as the one pictured above) will be frequent Jeffry Gogo Climate Story A ...
 Zimbabwe Herald1 week ago Green Revolution Leaves Food Systems Vulnerable to Climate Change  Third World Network2 weeks ago

India Agri Ministry firms up contingency plans to meet aberrant monsoon in Kharif

India's rainfed agriculture accounts for 60% of the total net sown area and 40% of total food production. It supports 40% of human and 60% of total live stock population. Coarse cereals (87.5%) and pulses 87.5%), Oils.. 24 Feb 2014 NEW DELHI ...
 CommodityOnline1 month ago peanuts from india  Global FoodMate1 month ago Revitalizing The Sudan Gum Arabic Production and Marketing Project [TendersInfo (India)]  TMC Net1 month ago

Rs.250 Crore For Rainfed Area Development Authority

In order to ensure agriculture growth in the rainfed areas. Government has launched a new scheme on Rainfed Area Development Authority I 2011-12 as a sub-scheme under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY). The scheme aims at offering quality of life of ...
 PIB2 months ago
Uganda Daily Monitor

Middle East drought a threat to global food prices

Jordan's water minister says rainfall at lowest level in 60 years A sheep walk on a road as they graze in Palestinian village of Al-Auja, near the West Bank city of Jericho, on March 7, 2014. (REUTERS/Ammar Awad) Amman, Reuters—The Middle ...
 Asharq Al Awsat1 month ago High food prices raise March inflation  Uganda Daily Monitor2 weeks ago Middle East drought continues, Experts fear global food crisis  Indian Express1 month ago Drought a threat to food prices in Middle East  Abu Dhabi National1 month ago
Reuters India

India to expand irrigation to cut reliance on monsoon

Agricultural Investments 17:41 Source: APK-Inform Views: 22 Plans are on to expand India's farmland under irrigation by at least a tenth in the next three years, potentially boosting grains output by an equal proportion in the world's ...
 Apk-Inform13 minutes ago India to expand irrigation by a tenth to cut monsoon reliance  Economic Times4 days ago Govt to expand irrigation to cut reliance on monsoon  Financial Chronicle4 days ago
Business Standard India

Subir Roy: How Sirpur lake was saved

Those not familiar with Madhya Pradesh and its commercial capital, Indore, will not know Sirpur lake. But it means a lot to those who do and they would like it to be declared a Ramsar site - one of a select group of globally designated water bodies ...
 Business Standard India1 hour ago

Kisumu County distributes free rice and sorghum seeds to farmers

The Kisumu county government has started distributing improved varieties of sorghum and rice seeds to farmers in order to boost food production. Most of the farmers have been planting low quality varieties which do not do well leading to poor ...
 Business Daily Africa16 hours ago

TVA May power bills to drop from April but still be up 4.2 percent from a year ago [Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn. :: ]

April 17--After many homeowners paid record high power bills through the winter, electric customers will get a bit of a spring reprieve next month. Cheaper fuel costs will push down the price of electricity generated by the Tennessee Valley ...
 BusinessWeek1 day ago
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