The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation is funding a pilot project to enable the state’s farmers to reverse the environmental degradation and rural poverty in the state by applying scientific methods to groundwater management.

Baseline studies jointly conducted by the FAO, Centre and state government have identified seven districts in Andhra Pradesh to effectively implement the best practices in sustainable cropping patterns to combat climate change.

A water war has broken out again between Kurnool and Mahbubnagar districts. Mahbubnagar politicians and farmers protested against the denial of their share of drinking water from the Tungabhadra dam and accused Kurnool leaders of siphoning off the water.

Kurnool received 1.29 tmc ft of water for drinking from Tungabhadra dam following a request and this led to a demand from Mahbubnagar leaders for a 40 per cent share.

Ground water levels are depleting fast in the State. Latest studies by the ground water department reveal that all districts in the state have witnessed a critical fall in the water table. Dr K.

The Andhra Pradesh Government plans to further streamline the sand mining process in the State to ensure there is no pilferage.

A fact-finding team representing a collective of 40 farmers' organisations, Raitu Swarajya Vedika, has found an alarming rise in the number of suicides by farmers — as many as 90 in the last month

This paper presents the first results of a study conducted on subjective expectations that parents have about the costs and returns to education. This is done by using a detailed child-level dataset from the three villages of Dokur (Mahbubnagar district, Andhra Pradesh), Kalman and Shirapur (Sholapur district, Maharashtra).

Oct. 4: The irrigation department is thinking of constructing another reservoir on the Krishna river to prevent precious water from going waste to the sea.

This new FAO study on Mahbubnagar and Anantapur districts in AP confirms that there is a strong gender dimension to the way in which climate variability is experienced by farmers in their coping strategies to ensure livelihoods and food security.

In developing countries, 11% of arable land could be affected by climate change. Indeed, farmers are already facing the impact of climate change.

Hyderabad, April 4: Drinking water supply to the twin cities will be cut by about 10 million gallons per day (MGD) following the state government