Data-driven ‘water and agriculture’ planning: The big picture

Based on a large-scale data collection process, the datasets can be a precious resource at the meso and macro level.

Small scale decentralised processing of small millets

Small scale decentralised processing infrastructure is crucial for transforming nutritious small millets from an ‘elite food’ into a ‘mass food’.

Switching back to coarse cereals can offer multiple benefits: Study

Food supply can be enhanced by planting more nutritious and environment-friendly crops such as finger and pearl millets and sorghum

The road to sustainability

Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.

India’s water problem has a simple solution

Reducing its use in agriculture is the most effective way of solving India’s water problem.

Transforming livelihoods through farm ponds

Farm ponds aid in superior water control through the harvesting of rainfall, surface run-off and subsurface flows.

Water conservation fee: improving or increasing the crisis?

Merely imposing a cost to curb the growing extraction is not enough.

It’s time to tax groundwater use

For the country’s food security and for alleviating poverty, Water Conservation Fee is definitely the much-awaited reform.

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