Interviewing Dr Meah in IRRI office

Nafees Meah I Working towards healthy diets

Fortification of staple crops especially with iron and zinc offers an interim solution. In the longer term people need to adopt wholesome eating habits. G’nY. In your view, what challenge does climate uncertainty pose to food production? According to the 2019 report on World Population Prospects by the United Nations, global population will grow from […]

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Groundwater and Sustainable Irrigation

Groundwater and Sustainable Irrigation in India

India is an agrarian country and more than 70 percent of its irrigated land is dependent on groundwater (Food and Agriculture Organization, 2010). With the rapid development and burgeoning population, water, without a doubt, is the most vital component. During the last fifty years, groundwater use has increased manifold—almost five times, which has led to […]

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