India News - Sustainability

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September 20, 2015
Community involvement key to successful water quality interventions
Faulty perceptions of water treatment and a false sense of protection from locally available water sources increased the risk of children to diarrhoeal diseases in Vellore, Tamil Nadu.
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June 18, 2015
A 'micro' approach that's big enough to fight the growing water crisis
Data shows that micro irrigation such as drip systems can reduce water losses and increase crop production -- if it overcomes some hurdles.
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March 31, 2015
Taking advantage of the simple concept of gravity
Tribal communities in remote villages of the Eastern Ghats now have water round the clock due to a simple water system that uses no electricity.
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February 21, 2015
Family farming as an alternative to tackle hunger and poverty
With multiple advantages over corporate farming, family farming can play an important role in achieving food security through sustainable agricultural practices.
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January 19, 2015
Social regulation as a key to sustainable groundwater use
While a knowledge-based approach to groundwater management improves awareness, it does not address issues of equity.