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UNCCD COP14 throws up innovative methods to fund drought mitigation
Commercialisation of basic livelihood and services like water and sanitation would generate sufficient funds to mitigate drought, they said
Drought watch: More than half of India affected in July
Around 46.11 per cent of the country is ‘abnormally dry’ or ‘exceptionally dry’
New method can help predict reservoir levels three months in advance
Advance warning about likely deficit in reservoir storage could help in water management during droughts
Saurashtra woes: Helpless farmers hope for the miracle of water
Arid Saurashtra in Gujarat has been facing an acute agrarian crisis due to lack of water for irrigation
Drought but why: Jharkhand staring at food insecurity
Primarily a rain dependant state, Jharkhand is witnessing deficient rainfall for the past few years now and even its relatively well-off farmers …
Drought but why: What happened to the promise of a drought-free Maharashtra?
Between October last year and February this year, the state government has declared 151 talukas and 268 revenue circle as drought-hit.
Cape Town invites public comments on draft water strategy
Says the strategy will ensure the city is more resilient to future natural droughts
India’s food self-sufficiency is conditional to drought-hit districts
For over 40 years India’s net sown areas remain the same; drought-hit areas have to increase production to match food demand
Drought, but why: Karnataka’s water woes won't go away by throwing money on it
Across Karnataka successive monsoon failures in 2018 brought on dire straits for the farmers
Drought, but why: Area under cultivation has halved in Andhra Pradesh's Ananthapuramu
Decades of deficit rainfall, monoculture in agriculture and perpetually mounting farmer debts have left the district in the lurch
Ecological drought: where not just humanity but ecosystems suffer
US scientists have defined a new type of drought brought about by climate change, one which increases the vulnerability of ecosystems
How to fight water scarcity this monsoon
Though the monsoon is behaving erratically, drought-prone districts are still water rich
With half a million new farm ponds, should farmers be worried about deficit monsoon?
In the last 12 years, the MGNREGA has created at least 46 new water harvesting structures in every village
What southern Africa can learn from other countries about adapting to drought
Southern Africa should invest in innovative ways of saving water
It is not a drought but a cumulative outcome of decades of policy sins
It is not deficit monsoon, rather the lack of policies and mechanisms to drought-proof susceptible areas that turn the situation into a crisis
Why is Karnataka protesting change in definition of drought?
New norms for declaring drought are too stringent to be practical and are indicative of Centre’s intention to pass on the financial burden …
Conflicts over water
Four of the 10 drought-hit states in the country face chronic conflicts because of poor water management and diversion of water to urban areas
It is not a drought
As they say, drought is a disaster one can see coming. Deficit monsoon creates situations for a drought. But it is not deficit monsoon, rather …
Drought unites people
1,300 drought-prone Maharashtra villages build watershed structures on their own to harvest every drop of rain this monsoon
Mr Prime Minister good news
The finance minister has said that the government is committed to double farmers' income in five years. Here are a few villages across the …
Budget 2017-18 expectations: ensure food security, minimise rural distress
This year’s budget must focus on preventing farmer suicides, strengthening crop insurance scheme and guaranteeing rural employment