Indian farmers tap old and new knowledge to cope with erratic monsoons
Farmers are turning to weather data and organic fertilisers to withstand droughts and floods, while shunning hybrid seeds and cash crops
Number crunching helps farmers manage water
“They realise that groundwater is a common resource, not private property, and hence requires collective action,”
Knowing our rivers better before changing them
"We need to establish river monitoring systems, sharing data with scientists, farmers and fisherfolk to understand the dynamics of our river systems."
With nature for company
Merging traditional way of understanding weather with science and technology can augment adaptation to climate change too.
To take weather reports to farmers, Meteorological Department turns to postmen
The postal department will feed this information to their servers, and IMD officials will then access it to churn out circle-level, custom-made wea...
Sourcing Weather information from Fishermen at Sea
How about a system that sources real-time information on weather from GPS-equipped fishermen at sea, processes this vital data through scientists ...