Country's water footprint is 3,000 litres per day, highest in the globe, says report

Kang'irisae Location Senior Chief John Ekwar and Kerio Delta MCA Peter Ekaru on Wednesday told the Nation that a man and a woman died last week as they sought food.

China's prestigious Tsinghua University is seeking to collaborate with Africa research institutes in order to improve soil fertility in the continent.

Tanzania and Malawi on Tuesday launched a joint commission on Songwe River Basin aimed at running irrigation and power generation projects worth 829 million U.S. dollars.

Built atop the bones of the dead, Trapaing Thmar reservoir is largest irrigation project built by the Khmer Rouge regime.

African agriculture is fundamental to supporting rural livelihoods and bolstering economic growth, and can benefit from technology and advances in other development sectors.

This paper conducts an assessment of the global costs for expanding, upgrading, and improving irrigation infrastructure in developing countries, along different future scenarios toward 2050. It uses the GLobal BIOsphere Management Model, a partial equilibrium model of the global agricultural and forestry sectors.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/S. Southern Petrochemical Industries Corpn. Ltd Vs S. Joel & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding diversion of 0.055 hectares of forest land in Srivaigundam Village in Thoothukudi Division for construction of an intake well for "drinking water purposes". But allegation came up that TWAD Board has also permitted the use of water for industrial purposes.

Safe irrigation methods are essential when using wastewater for irrigation, but they need to be complemented with other practices from farm to fork to ensure the safety of others involved in the value chain.

The report said that the fiscal situation has been deteriorating for all states since 2013.

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