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Last updated: Aug 19 2017 19:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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On the termite ‘brick’ trail 19.8.2017 Hindu: S & T
The study involved a careful watch on mound construction
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Rain brings hope for short-term crops in Mysuru-Mandya belt 16.8.2017 Hindu: News
Current spell will help standing crops like cotton; farmers will be encouraged to take up semi-arid crops
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Two farmers raise seed farms 13.8.2017 Hindu: National
“The crops braved searing heat and crossed the crucial flowering stage”
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Scanty rainfall impacts sowing in State 12.8.2017 Hindu: National
This, despite early release of water to Godavari, Krishna deltas
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UP govt will make 171,000 hectares land for agriculture 11.8.2017 Latest News
Yogi government to spend Rs 477 cr towards land reclamation
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Govt. to introduce biofuel policies and incentives: Dharmendra Pradhan 10.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , Aug 10 : The Government of India on Thursday celebrated World Biofuel Day by announcing to introduce biofuel policies and incentives for a pollution free environment.
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New biofuel policy on the anvil 10.8.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
Methanol for Inland waterways transport policy also being formulated
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Cauvery basin legislators to meet on August 14 5.8.2017 Hindu: News
The meeting will decide on whether to release water to tanks or crops
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Arid Rajasthan, Gujarat get bountiful July rains, south sees deficit 1.8.2017 TOI: India
Rains in July had a 0% deviation from the long period average — higher than the India Meteorological Department’s forecast of a 4% deficit in the month. But while the big picture may look good, the rainfall distribution was highly skewed.
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ICE cotton edges up on drop in crop condition 26.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
GLOBAL-COTTON/:ICE cotton edges up on drop in crop condition
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To protect mother Nature 24.7.2017 Hindu: S & T
KAIINOS, founded by four people from IIIT-H, uses spatial data to conserve natural resources
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Countries awarded for combating crisis of desertification 20.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Matthew Ponsford LONDON, July 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Six countries that are tackling the "silent, invisible crisis" of land erosion were chosen by the United Nations on Thursday to compete for an award aimed at combating the world's top threats.
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A spike in the footprints of time 8.7.2017 Hindu: National
Goyara Mugali in Bundelkhand fell off the map after its inhabitants waged a battle against the British during the First War of Independence. Volleyball has come to its rescue, but only just. Omar Rashid reports on the struggle of the village as it battles now to stay afloat
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Climate change may turn Africa's arid Sahel green - researchers 6.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Alex Whiting LONDON, July 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of Africa's driest regions - the Sahel - could turn greener if the planet warms more than 2 degrees Celsius and triggers more frequent heavy rainfall, scientists said on Wednesday.
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Qatar blockade is a warning to desert countries that rely on imported food 5.7.2017 All International Stories
Connections between food, water, energy are at heart of security issues in many parts of the world
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5 reasons why Israel matters to India 4.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Defence, agriculture, trade, diplomacy and water management will dominate talks during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ongoing visit to Israel -- the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the Jewish homeland.
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Pune NGO wins UN prize for sustainable farming model 4.7.2017 Hindu: National
It is the only Indian organisation to win the award, making the cut from more than 800 nominations across 120 countries
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How an Indian tree is fighting climate change in the Maghreb 23.6.2017 Hindu: Home
In the fight against water scarcity and desertification, the Acacias for All project is working to raise awareness amongst farmers of new and profitable ways of improving soil quality. One such method is the cultivation of the moringa tree, an Asian acacia.
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Farmers in three Marathwada villages create oasis in suicide-prone region 23.6.2017 Zee News : States
According to the KVK data, agriculture income from this watershed area was Rs 27 crore in 2012-13 when rainfall was just 29 per cent of the annual average. In 2015-16, the income rose to Rs 42 crore when rainfall was 60 per cent. Before the watershed project, the average yearly income in the villages was Rs 77 lakh. 
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Farmers in 3 Marathwada villages create oasis in suicide-prone region 23.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
When massive crop failure and farmers' suicide afflicted the Marathwada region in Maharashtra during the 2012-16 drought, farmers in three villages of Jalna district were not much concerned about the lack of rainfall.
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