Farmers in the dock in water-deficient India

Outlet: Agence France Presse

March 8, 2010

New Delhi (AFP) – India faces a water crisis with availability in decline and demand rocketing, and the profligate agricultural sector is in the firing line.
Farmers’ wasteful use of water is unsustainable in a country with a fast-growing population and rapidly industrialising economy, says Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal…

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