The Indian Economic Times reports that Indian agriculture is set to benefit from adopting Israeli technology. In India, agriculture is facing various challenges such as lower productivity, erratic weather patterns amongst the many ills.
The most critical issue is the critical shortage of fresh water, yet the agricultural sector accounts for nearly 84-85 percent of water drawn from fresh water sources. The news reports that the ‘India – Israel Agriculture Project”, Centre of Excellences were established to help Indian farmers to adopt the latest technologies which includes micro irrigation systems.
Israeli water management technology is well established and leads in water management, desalination and recycling techniques. Read more here
- How can ICTs help in water management ?, read this blog that details many efforts that discusses the role of ICTs in water management? Learn more here
- The e-Agriculture team also held a webinar on remote control of water pumps with mobile in India. Watch the webinar here
Source: The Economic Times