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Insure farmers against climate change
The Hindu

Farmers & climate change

Ninety per cent of total cropped area of pulses may be under rainfed agriculture (Insure farmers against climate change, May 12), but steps should be taken to increase investment in irrigation facilities. For example, our productivity of rice is ... The Hindu, 1 week ago
Creating a network of climate champions Dhaka Tribune, 4 weeks ago
Insure farmers against climate change The Hindu, 2 weeks ago

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Efficient Farming, 1 month ago

Depending on the rain gods

The IMD's predictions of an above-normal rainfall this season should bring cheer to rural India and the country's overall economy, which had been under stress for the last two years due to poor monsoons Last week, when the Indian Railways water ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago

Scorching heat, absence of showers hit mango crop

Madurai: After three years of drought between 2012 and 2014 and copious rainfall in 2015, the mango crop was expected to bounce back this year. However what should have turned into a bumper crop this season has failed because of unusual heat during ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
New Indian Express

Desperate farmers pray for good rainfall

ROURKELA: Even as there is no water available for agriculture, the rain-fed tribal-dominated Sundargarh district resorted to symbolic sowing of seeds on Monday on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya while farmers across the district are invoking their ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago Cultivation as per land pattern, new mantra for better produce, more profits  New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Financial Express

Monsoon to be above average: IMD

The monsoon rains are critical to India's farm sector as 55% of farmland continues to be rainfed. (Reuters) Signalling robust farm output and benign inflation and giving hope to the rural populace reeling under an income contraction, the India ...
 Financial Express1 month ago Monsoon rains seen above normal in 2016: IMD  Livemint.com1 month ago Monsoon cheer for deficient Bihar  Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago All eyes on IMD  HT Syndication1 month ago

War and peace and water

Farmers planting saplings in an irrigated field in Zagora, Morocco. In years of low rainfall, Morocco's river-basin authorities give the lowest priority to crop irrigation, the largest consumer of the country's water. Image: India is currently ...
 Eco-Business3 weeks ago
International Business Times India

Why India cannot give monsoons a miss?

Posted by Equitymaster The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast monsoon rainfall to be 106% of the long period average (LPA) in 2016 . This has bought some relief to the government which has been battling with two years of back to back ...
 Equitymaster.com1 month ago Good rainfall forecast cheers parched India  Eco-Business1 month ago India will receive normal monsoon rainfall this year, says a private forecaster  Economic Times1 month ago 'Sawan ko aane do' is the heartfelt expectation of all Indians: SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya  International Business Times India1 week ago

Hope sinks in flooded Assam gardens

Guwahati, April 23: Assam tea, known for its second flush variety, will be affected by the heavy rainfall that has lashed the state for the past few days, officials in the tea industry said. "The second flush will take a hit due to the excessive ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Kaushalya Dam goes dry, Panchkula too facing water shortage

With the rain-fed Kaushalya Dam that supplies around 18 cusecs to the city drying up due to scanty rainfall in winter, the summer could bring testing times for residents. With no supply from the dam for over a week and the summer rising to its peak, ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Inadequate rainfall hits pulses cultivation

After steady increases in the acreage for the past many years, the pulses cultivation in the district hit a rough trough during the just ended 2015-16 financial year with area coverage down to 18,249 hectares, a reduction of more than 2,000 ha. ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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