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    Innovation ‘Imperative’ for Securing Rice Production

    More climate-resilient, nutritious and productive rice varieties are needed considering that rice is a critical commodity in ensuring global food security. Alternatives to burning...

    India’s Thirst for Improved Water Security

    India is facing a severe water crisis, leading to almost 200,000 deaths annually. It is crucial for the government to reassess power and water...

    Innovation ‘Imperative’ for Securing Rice Production

    Genetic innovations and AI-driven tech can help mitigate climate risks for rice, says the International Rice Research Institute’s incoming chief. By Neena Bhandari Innovations in rice...

    First Person: Farmers running out of water in Punjab, India

    For farmers in the Punjab region of India, water shortages are a harsh reality. Here, three rice cultivators talk about the challenges they face...

    Bangladesh’s rice farmers tap underground ‘reservoirs’

    Bangladesh farmers rely on drawing water from a natural underground water storage system that they call ‘Bangladesh water machine’. The pumped groundwater is replenished...

    Half a million and counting: Minor irrigation water bodies in India

    The minister for jal shakti provided a list of tanks, reservoirs or ponds counted as part of an ongoing census from various states. India has...

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    Philippine Research Model Targets ‘Real-World Solutions’

    Engaging communities ensures research translates to real solutions and that this in turn will lead to a domino effect...
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    What Ails the Enrolment and Distribution of Ayushman Bharat Cards?

    A person named "Poonam Kumari" in Hindi script might be registered as "Punam Kumari" in Roman script (English). Such...

    UN Staff Warned Against Public Comments on the Devastating Conflict in Gaza

    As international civil servants, UN staffers are not expected to participate in political protests and demonstrations or express political...

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