Mexican Farms Need a Water Revolution

Inter Press Service: Without financing, many Mexican farmers cannot improve their ageing irrigation systems, which are essential if Mexico is to withstand the effects of climate change and reduce its emissions of greenhouse-effect gases. Pressurised and drip irrigation are two leading-edge options that also make relatively efficient use of water and electricity, reducing power fossil fuel burning and greenhouse gases emissions. These new systems are expensive, but "they would allow us to grow crops year-round and......

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