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Gaon Connection: Sustainable groundwater development through solar irrigation in India

Groundwater is central to India's water and food security. Almost 50 per cent of urban and 85 per cent of rural India depend on groundwater to fulfil its domestic water needs. In agriculture, 64 per cent of irrigated area uses groundwater, abstracted by more than 20 million wells.

Tapping into the ground to counter floods and droughts

New IWMI Research Report identifies opportunities to use natural groundwater storage to provide more reliable water supplies, particularly in areas of water scarcity.

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