An independent, peer reviewed journal for policy makers and practitioners in agriculture and related industries, assessing the interactions between population growth, resources, the environment and climate change.
Creation of a large irrigation potential has been the cornerstone of India’s agricultural growth and past food security.
It is estimated that the irrigation sector in the country will be affected considerably by climate change due to a projected increase in absolute rainfall, intensity of precipitation, glacial-melt and flood, as well as drought events.
These changes are projected to modify the supply of both surface and groundwater in each region. Climate change is …