Repurposing public policies for sustainable water management in Indian agriculture

Date & Time: 2020-03-03 07:35:32

The importance of sustainable management of water in a changing climate cannot be over-emphasized. Depleting water resources, besides land degradation and desertification; loss of biodiversity; and negative impacts of weather variabilities on crop production are direct manifestations of climate change in the agriculture production system. In such a critical scenario, conservation and sustainable management of natural resources, including water, warrants priority action in the policy agenda.