Plan for drought proofing

The methodology and results reported in this study form a first comprehensive and integrated global ecological

The Mukti Sangharsh Movement is teaching farmers in Maharashtra's sugar belt scientific methods of moving from single crop, fertiliser intensive sugarcane cultivation to rotational and more sustainable agricultural patterns.

the seeds of a novel programme to reduce the rice-wheat predominance in Punjab's cropping pattern have been planted. The state recently launched a multi-crop, multi-year contract farming programme.

Farmers in India are using 25 times the amount of water that agricultural scientists say is needed to produce paddy. Improper irrigation methods and misconceptions are the stated reasons for the high wastage of a scarce resource.