System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism
for Agriculture and Nutrition


The casual chain through which drought affects human nutrition are complex and involve different pathways (regional water scarcity, salinisation of agricultural lands, destruction of crops) which inturn results in acute nutritional problems in the country. The effects of drought on health includes deaths, malnutrition (undernutrition, protein-energy, micronutrient deficiencies)

SPANDAN drought feature aims to talk about the issue in hand and its consequent effects on population in India.


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  • Water Scarcity and Food Security

    user  Narayan G Hegde
    time  On 12 May 2016   

    The big gap between the total water available and net usable water reflects on the poor status of water management, which needs to be addressed on priority. In conversation with Narayan Hedge.

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