Improved irrigation backed halve food gap

SciDevNet: If all farmers adopted well-known water management methods, global food production could expand as much as 41 per cent, scientists have shown. Scientists modelled 35 "ambitious yet achievable' water management strategies and found that improved irrigation could halve the world's food gap, researchers write in a paper published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. This means the potential increase in crop yields could provide half the calories needed to eradicate hunger worldwide by 2050,......

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