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Monsoon in South Asia Seen Below Normal as El Nino Approaches

April 23 (Bloomberg) -- South Asia, home to a quarter of the world's population, will probably get less monsoon rainfall than normal this year as odds of emergence of an El Nino that previously caused droughts in the region increase. Farmlands in ... Washington Post, 3 hours ago

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India expecting normal monsoon season this year

[NEW DELHI] The monsoon in India, which provides more than 70 per cent of annual rainfall, will be normal this year amid forecasts for the emergence of an El Nino that previously caused droughts, government officials said. Rain may be 96 per cent ...
 Business Times Singapore18 hours ago Officials forecast normal monsoon as El Niño looms  Business Standard India1 day ago India Said to Forecast Normal Monsoon Rainfall as El Nino Looms  Bloomberg2 days ago India Agri Ministry firms up contingency plans to meet aberrant monsoon in Kharif  CommodityOnline1 month ago
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 Group1 week ago

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 India2 weeks ago Nearly 2 lakh farmers hit by unseasonal rain, hailstorm  Times of India2 weeks 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 Herald2 weeks ago Climate-smart rice for Africa  AgProfessional2 days ago CHEBOI: Climate change disastrous for farmers  Daily Nation2 days ago Green Revolution Leaves Food Systems Vulnerable to Climate Change  Third World Network2 weeks 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 Monitor3 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
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

MPs want govt to address illegal importation of sugar

Members of Parliament want the government to urgently address illegal importation of sugar as well as cartels. Legislators say the fate of farmers, consumers and millers hangs in a balance due to the intensity of the problem that is threatening ...
 Kenya Broadcasting Corporation2 hours ago

Weak Laws and Capitalist Economy Deplete Kenya's Natural Wealth

Farmers trying to build a barrier to protect their crops from the Nduyi River in Nyeri County. The river usually bursts its banks after a heavy downpour. Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS By Miriam Gathigah NAIROBI, Apr 22 2014 (IPS) Each season ...
 Inter Press Service1 day ago Kenya: Weak Laws and Capitalist Economy Deplete Kenya's Natural Wealth  AllAfrica.com3 hours ago

Nueva Vizcaya town gets irrigation systems

Some 335 hectares of rain-fed farms in the municipality of Dupax del Sur are expected to become more productive following the turnover of three communal irrigation systems, the Department of Agrarian Reform said Wednesday. In a statement, DAR ...
 Philippine Daily Inquirer7 hours ago DAR turns over P8-M irrigation project to Cagayan farmland  Philippine Information Agency1 month ago
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