Key Messages

Agriculture is both the cause and victim of water scarcity. Excessive use of water threatened the sustainability of livelihoods dependent on water and agriculture, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. 

In India, the Green Revolution had a phenomenal impact on India's food production, but it also rendered the land infertile, led to extensive water consumption and aggravated groundwater loss.

Zero-budget natural farming brought big gains for Andhra farmers