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This paper looks at the challenges that future water demand places on India and proposes a number of solutions in the sectors of agriculture/irrigation, hydropower, and urban and industrial water supply, as well as in relation to climate change. The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) is considered as one strategy to address the water constraint in agriculture.
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climatic change, cropping systems, intensification,irrigation, rice, water conservation, water management, water power,water requirements, water supply, India, Oryza, Oryza sativa, SouthAsia, Asia, Developing Countries, Commonwealth of Nations, Oryza,Poaceae, Cyperales, monocotyledons, angiosperms, Spermatophyta, plants,eukaryotes, climate change, paddy, water resource management, watersupplies, watering, Agricultural Economics (EE110), Natural ResourceEconomics (EE115) (New March 2000), Field Crops (FF005) (New March2000), Plant Cropping Systems (FF150), Soil Water Management (Irrigationand Drainage) (JJ800) (Revised June 2002) [formerly Soil WaterManagement], Energy (PP100), Water Resources (PP200), Meteorology andClimate (PP500), Public Services and Infrastructure (UU300)