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Category Archives: Agriculture
Groundwater – the Essentials
Everyone is familiar with water in the form of rain, rivers, lakes and seas. But groundwater is less well-known. Here are the essentials, in Question and Answer form. What is groundwater? Underground water in saturated layers of porous rock or … Continue reading
Posted in Agriculture, Water Tagged falling water tables, groundwater, groundwater pollution, tubewells 1 Comment
A Key Text on Water
Some thoughts from an economic perspective on Water for Food: Water for Life: A Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture (1) The publication of this book in 2007 was an important event in the field of water resources management. … Continue reading
Posted in Agriculture, Water Tagged meat production. water scarcity, rainfed agriculture, trade Leave a comment
The Price of Oil and the Price of Food
The price of oil has long had an influence on the price of food. The recent rapid expansion of biofuel production has made the relationship both more significant and more complex. Effect of an Increase in the Price of Oil … Continue reading
Posted in Agriculture, Minerals Tagged Biofuels, Price of food, Price of oil Leave a comment