This study analyses the potential for implementing the Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI) approach across large parts of South Asia, as pragmatic, cost-effective, socially inclusive and scalable solutions that reduce risks from recurrent cycles of floods and droughts would greatly benefit emerging economies.

Despite increasing popularity of farmer-led irrigation in Ethiopia, little is known about socio-economics of farmers who receive public support in accelerating its expansion. Investigate this question by combining spatial land suitability for groundwater-and solar irrigation with pre-existing socio-economic data.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jai Gopal Dhiman Vs Department of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, Govt. of Punjab & Others dated 07/11/2019 regarding preponing of paddy planation from 20th June to 13th June will lead to depletion of ground water level.

Solar-powered irrigation is being aggressively promoted by the government as an affordable and sustainable solution for agriculture as well as the rising burden of electricity subsidy. But will solar pumps become a win-win situation for all stakeholders?

This paper seeks to assist policy-makers and researchers in India who are working to promote the uptake of off-grid, solar-powered pumps for groundwater irrigation. It begins by setting out key WEF linkages of importance for off-grid solar pumps.

A reliable supply of water is critical for agricultural intensification and yield improvement. Technological devices that lift, transport and apply water contribute to increased yield from improved crop varieties and high input cultivation.

PMKSY having AIBP, CAD, SMI, RRR and Ground Water components was approved by Cabinet during July, 2015 for a period from 2015-16 to 2019-20. Operational guidelines for Ground Water component were issued by the Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR vide OM no P-15011/24/2016-SPR/2037-2105 dated July 2016.

India, the world's largest groundwater user, withdraws about 230 billion m3 groundwater annually for irrigation.

International Water Resources Association (IWRA) launch policy brief “Sustainable Groundwater Development for Improved Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa”. At least 400 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa source their domestic water supply from groundwater. Yet this often abundant resource only accounts for around 20% of total irrigation.

Limited access to water, droughts, floods and other climatic conditions are major challenges to food security in Ghana. Over 70% of smallholder farmers in the country practice rainfed agriculture, which is highly vulnerable to rainfall variability. Flooding and waterlogging of farmlands limit land use and crop productivity.

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