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.

The economic viability of any development project that involves diversion of forest land may now reduce with the environment ministry coming up with new cost benefit analysis guidelines.

Fossil fuel-led development is the cause behind climate change and the benefits of it are mostly enjoyed by the developed countries while the developing nations are the sufferers, Union Environment

Climate change fund to support constructing recharge structures to prevent floodwater from entering sea

LUCKNOW: Forming 'paani-panchayat' and 'bhujal-sena' comprising villagers is state government's attempt to check alarming groundwater depletion.

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) to inspect two government buildings in Noida after a plea alleged that their rain water harvesting systems were no

According to the Andhra Pradesh Water Land and Trees Act, 2002 when groundwater level is below 20 metres, digging of borewells is banned.

HYDERABAD: After Bengaluru's Bellandur and Varthur lakes gained notoriety for spewing toxic foam, Hyderabad's Ramakrishnapuram Lake (RK Puram lake) near Neredmet too seems to be choking with pollut

GURUGRAM: The state government may be reluctant in declaring the Aravalis a forest, but a study by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) has revealed how important the Aravali aquifers are to the c

NEW DELHI: With temperatures soaring, the city is ever so eager in its wait for the monsoon.

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