September 20, 2013

Columbia Water Center

The Story of Water in India - In 1965, the arrival of a new way to grow food appeared to put an end to a long history of recurrent famine in the India. Known as the Green Revolution, this new approach included the introduction of improved seed varieties, extensive use of fertilizers and--perhaps most importantly--a dramatic increase in crop irrigation.

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For more information, click here: http://water.columbia.edu/india/

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