Living Labs: Indo-Gangetic River Basin

Vast extents of land in India’s Uttar Pradesh have turned barren due to high levels of salt, pushing already very poor people to the edge of survival. To reclaim such lands, researchers are now experimenting with salt resistant rice and wheat varieties and low-cost, natural substances to condition the soil.

More info: CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food
Produced by: TVE Asia Pacific
Year: 2006
Language: English

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Is the world getting saltier?  
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agriculture CGIAR dams fisheries fishing Freshwater irrigation land management natural resource resources salinity water Wetlands  
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May 15, 2020  
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