With climate change, frequent extreme weather events and an increasingly unpredictable monsoon impacting millions each year, the Centre has cleared a proposal to set up a centralised system for pro

Water management requires multiple levels of policy action. The problem is not a shortage of water, but the absence of proper mechanisms for its augmentation, conservation, distribution, and effi cient use. Water management should be given number one priority in agricultural policy, particularly to prevent drought, minimise the risks due to drought and build a climate-resilient agriculture.

Lucknow: While the state is facing one of the worst farm crises ever, experts who took part in a recent workshop organised by the World Bank and irrigation department, suiggested technologies which

More than four years into a drought, California's efforts to manage the crisis have produced mixed results, according to a report card issued Monday by a leading environmental nonprofit organizatio

The government of Ireland on Tuesday announced that it will provide an additional €2 million to drought affected people in Ethiopia.

On Monday 22 November 2015, the African Development Bank and the Government of Sudan, in collaboration with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), launched the Sudan component of Ph

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to support 19 provinces across the country which have been affected by drought and salinity intrusion with VND284.5 billion (US$12.7 million) in aid.

Droughts will likely become more frequent, greater in magnitude and longer in duration in the future due to climate change. Already in the present climate, a variety of drought events may occur with different exceedance frequencies. These frequencies are becoming more uncertain due to climate change. Many methods in support of drought risk management focus on providing insight into changing drought frequencies, and use water supply reliability as a key decision criterion.

As climate change threatens India’s food security, adaptation in the agriculture sector is becoming increasingly important. However, for too long, adaptation has been characterized by individual efforts and by small, time-bound pilot projects.

NASHIK: Deputy director of Groundwater Survey Development Agency (GSDA) Ajay Karve on Tuesday said the state government should have adopted a more scientific approach for the works taken under the