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AHMEDABAD: Professor of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras), T Pradeep, known for inventing water purifiers that provide drinking water for Rs130 a year for a family, delivered a ta

As the international community focuses this week on preserving the health of global oceans and seas, the United Nations agencies on agriculture, environment and trade are committing to the sustaina

President Ali Bongo Ondimba announced to the UN Ocean Conference that the government of Gabon has created a network of marine protected areas the size of Costa Rica.

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

With exception of 31 reservoirs in southern states where the water table has plummeted to 8% of their capacities, overall water tables in key reservoirs across the country have been at 21% of their

Ground Water Year Book is prepared annually by CGWB depicting changes in ground water regime of the country through different seasons. It is an effort to obtain information on ground water levels through representative monitoring wells. The important attributes of ground water regime monitoring are ground water level.

The Central Water Commission is regularly documenting water resources and related data in its publications entitled "Water and Related Statistics". The present handbook namely, "Hand Book on Water & Related Information" gives details primarily on the progress of major and medium projects.

The majority of the world’s 800 million food-insecure people live in regions where water and food security are intimately linked. Tackling the underlying causes of food insecurity therefore means addressing a set of livelihood vulnerabilities, including access to water for domestic and productive uses.

A survey of 76 public smallholder irrigation schemes in the Limpopo Province was jointly conducted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), South Africa, and the Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (LDARD), as part of the ‘Revitalization of Smallholder I

Using groundwater for agricultural production has the potential to build resilience in food insecure regions of the world. Use of groundwater can boost agricultural production, improve rural incomes and strengthen farmers' ability to withstand climate shocks and water variability.

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