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*  Indian Rivers Inter-link - Wikipedia
This geographical and time variance in availability of natural water versus the year round demand for irrigation, drinking and ... Proliferation of alkali soils would compel the farmers to cultivate rice or grasses only as the soil productivity is poor with ... particularly for ores and food grains. Current reserves and loss in groundwater level Play media India currently stores only 30 ... The water from the Tenn-Tom Waterway is a major source of industrial water supply, public drinking water supply, and irrigation ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Rivers_Inter-link
*  Water resources management in Nicaragua - Wikipedia
The nexus between competing demands such as irrigation, navigation, and hydroelectric potential has created management ... The eastern Atlantic sloping side has water basins covering 15,000 km2, many flowing rivers and abundant water resources ... Components include: 1) securing continuous drinking water; 2) the improvement of water supply and efficiency in selected areas ... and rice. Despite efforts, a government institution responsible for the activities of irrigation has not been established. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_resources_management_in_Nicaragua
*  Agricultural pollution - Wikipedia
Nitrate-contaminated drinking water can cause blue baby syndrome. Together with excess P from these same fertilizer sources, ... Grains, such as corn and wheat, have phosphorus that is bound in an naturally indigestible form known as phytic acid. ... Silage liquor (from fermented wet grass) is even stronger than slurry, with a low pH and very high biological oxygen demand. ... Some farming techniques, such as irrigation, can lead to accumulation of selenium (Se) that occurs naturally in the soil. This ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agricultural_pollution
*  Toward a Healthy Sustainable Food System
Water Use. Industrial agriculture requires extensive irrigation. Corn and soy are particularly heavy users among plants. ... The US Geological Survey found 70% of domestic and public drinking water well samples to be contaminated with at least 1 ... Grains are either donated as international food aid or sold abroad at prices below the actual cost of local production-an ... Demand for local, sustainable, and fair trade food production has recently increased. This is seen in the growth of organic ...
  https://www.apha.org/policies-and-advocacy/public-health-policy-statements/policy-database/2014/07/29/12/34/toward-a-healthy-sustainable-food-system
*  Oaxaca - Wikipedia
Three rivers account for most of the water headed for the Pacific: the Mixteco, Atoyac and Tehuantepec Rivers with their ... Most of their flows used to be utilized to meet drinking water needs of Oaxaca through an aqueduct in the early part of the ... Oaxaca is the nation's second highest producer of grains and agave. It is third in the production of peanuts, mango and sugar ... In 2006, health care workers held a work stoppage and march, demanding improvements in the health care system along with the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oaxaca
*  Ecology and Society: Urban water sustainability: framework and application
Urban water sustainability: framework and application. Ecology and Society 21(4):4.http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-08685-210404 ... and irrigation technology) can expand the water supply and mediate water use by changing the demand and efficiency of use. ... The severe decline in flow of these two major rivers forced Beijing to exploit groundwater to meet its soaring water demand ( ... Such rural-urban interactions affect water dynamics. For example, the Miyun Reservoir provides drinking water for the urban ...
  https://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol21/iss4/art4/
*  FAO/GIEWS & WFP - Special report in Ethiopia 21 December 1998
... the general availability of pasture and drinking water are favourable and livestock are in improving condition. 4.3 Oromia ... RICE MAIZE SORGHUM TOTAL. CEREALS PULSES CEREALS. AND PULSES. Tigray Area 205 140.9 107.6 118.0 . . . 90.6 206.8 868.8 46.3 ... 6. FOOD SUPPLY AND DEMAND 1999. 6.1 Market situation. Due to the relatively poor main harvest in 1997 cereal prices have ... Table 3: Ethiopia Total grains balance sheet, January-December 1998 and 1999 ( 000 tonnes) 1998 1999. ...
  http://www.fao.org/docrep/004/x0770e/x0770e00.htm
*  Sustainable Living
Some Chinese rivers are so polluted the water can't be used for irrigation!! ... agricultural and individual water demands escalate. According to the World Bank, world-wide demand for water is doubling every ... An apple is the result of 70 liters of water! and Wheat uses less water than rice to cultivate, almost 50% less! Can you ... The wells and the water tables in the islands are saline, leaving them dependant on the mainland for potable drinking water. ...
  http://www.connect-green.com/tag/sustainable-living/
*  Agriculture in India - Wikipedia
Dams used for irrigation projects have helped provide drinking water to a growing rural population, control flood and prevent ... Tamil Nadu achieved highest yields in rice and sugarcane, Haryana in wheat and coarse grains, Karnataka in cotton, Bihar in ... Indian irrigation infrastructure includes a network of major and minor canals from rivers, groundwater well-based systems, ... In the 1980s, Indian agriculture policy shifted to "evolution of a production pattern in line with the demand pattern" leading ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture_in_India
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... rice and turnips, and livestock including horses, cattle, sheep and goats to the Americas. Irrigation, crop rotation, and ... and renders water unfit for drinking and other industrial uses. Excessive fertilization and manure application to cropland, as ... Wild grains were collected and eaten from at least 105,000 years ago. Pigs were domesticated in Mesopotamia around 15,000 years ... Fluctuations in the flow of rivers are likely to increase in the twenty-first century. Based on the experience of countries in ...
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*  Economy of Bihar - Wikipedia
... runs very close to the drinking water pipeline, also affects the quality of drinking water. Bihar has significant levels of ... Rice, Wheat, Coarse grains, Sesame, Pepper, Saffron, Pulses, Linseed, mustard, vegetables and fruits of various kinds and ... There are a large number of rivers & streams, ponds and low-lying fields in the district where water accumulates in the rainy ... The spawn of rehu, cattla and hilsa is collected from the river Ganges, which is demand in other part of Bihar and West Bengal ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Bihar
*  Chaugaon - Wikipedia
Farmers rely on rain water as well as water from rivers for farming needs. As there is limited scope for irrigation water ... The cooked rice is called Bhaat. Rice is also consumed by way of preparation called Kichadi. Khichadi is prepared from rice and ... The stored resource is small in extent and quantity but suffice to meet the village needs of water for drinking and other ... The staple food comprises grains of wheat, bajara and jowar with bajara having the major proportion. The grains of bajara and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaugaon
*  Punjab Green Revolution: A Death to a Civilization? | Sikh Sangat News
All the grains (rice, wheat, corn, etc.) that feed billions of people around the world come from annuals. Perennials are plants ... Punjab (Punj = Five, Ab= water) translates to the land of five rivers. This is the birthplace of the worlds oldest religions ... Hoekstra, "Nitrates in the drinking water can be harmful as the nitrite ions are formed in the gastrointestinal tract by the ... Cotton not only demands large amount of water, it requires enormous amount of fertilizers and pesticides. The total quantity of ...
  http://sikhsangat.org/2012/punjab-green-revolution-a-death-to-a-civilization/
*  Famine - Wikipedia
In India alone, the Ganges provides water for drinking and farming for more than 500 million people. Evan Fraser, a geographer ... annual export of rice and other grains from India was approximately one million tons. The Maharashtra drought in which there ... the Himalayan glaciers that are the principal dry-season water sources of Asia's biggest rivers - Ganges, Indus, Brahmaputra, ... It was in the farmer's interest to produce as much as possible on their land in order to sell it to areas that demanded that ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Famine
*  Famine
In India alone, the Ganges provides water for drinking and farming for more than 500 million people. ... annual export of rice and other grains from India was approximately one million tons. ... the Himalayan glaciers that are the principal dry-season water sources of Asia's biggest rivers - Ganges, Indus, Brahmaputra, ... It was in their interest to produce as much as possible on their land in order to sell it to areas that demanded that product. ...
  http://schools-wikipedia.org/wp/f/Famine.htm
*  Agriculture - Wikipedia
... rice and turnips, and livestock including horses, cattle, sheep and goats to the Americas. Irrigation, crop rotation, and ... and renders water unfit for drinking and other industrial uses. Excessive fertilization and manure application to cropland, as ... Wild grains were collected and eaten from at least 105,000 years ago. Pigs were domesticated in Mesopotamia around 15,000 years ... Fluctuations in the flow of rivers are likely to increase in the twenty-first century. Based on the experience of countries in ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture
*  Environmental Cd
The river was used for irrigation and drinking by people living downstream. Cadmium and lead entered rice and wheat crops, fish ... The Hudson River cadmium is in the mud and the food chain; in the Alabama rivers cadmium is in the water and in the mud at the ... Cadmium demands zinc. Today, with the wide use of refined flour, sugar, and fats, we are not getting enough zinc for our needs ... cadmium goes with the gluten in grains), oils and fats, margarine, Purina Chow, molasses, honey, black pepper, cocoa, butter, ...
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*  DiVA - Search result
Arsenic concentration is mainly decreased during boiling of rice grains with excess water. Washing of rice grains with low As ... were below drinking water criteria from the WHO for Sb, As, Ba and Cd. A few drinking water samples showed concentrations of Pb ... Global population explosion and economic growth and the associated increase in demand for water, energy, food, and mineral ... Rivers that originate in the Andean mountains, transport As to more densely populated areas in the lowlands (e.g. Rimac river ...
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*  The Last Taboo - Mother Jones
... building a pond for collecting monsoon water to farm fish and to water her new crops of rice and flowers. She developed a ... Since then, she's trained her family to use tube-well water for drinking, washing the dishes, and rinsing themselves after ... Brahmaputra-water for one in seven people on earth. Fifty miles to the south of Kolkata, at the end of those rivers, lies the ... Although half the tube wells in West Bengal are contaminated with unsafe levels of arsenic-caused by irrigation and the ...
  https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2010/04/population-growth-india-vatican/
*  Most recent papers with the keyword Ground water arsenic | Read by QxMD
The presence of arsenic (As) in polluted environments, such as ground water, affects the accumulation of As in rice grains and ... The objective of this study was to assess the As concentration and availability in underground water used as drinking water ... As a result, ensuring safe water quality for the irrigation has become a major challenge to both the central and state ... in order to meet constantly increasing global food demand, potentially causes surface and ground water pollution, waterway ...
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*  Thrive - Spring 2014 by Thrive Health & Nutrition Magazine - Issuu
Eating fibrous foods such as kale, lentils, and sweet potatoes, drinking plenty of fresh water, and taking long walks will help ... Rice milk is the most hypoallergenic of all the milk substitutes. Coconut milk is a very creamy, dairy-free alternative for ... Skagerrak & Norwegian Deep Farmed (certified or Madagascan) All sources Atlantic: farmed; wild-caught UK rivers above ... Assertive communication - Say no to unreasonable demands (don't feel guilty), delegate where possible. Relationships - Develop ...
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*  Improvement in Food Resources | bluecrewsportsgrill
Fresh water resources include canals, ponds, reservoirs and rivers. Brackish water resources, where seawater and fresh water ... These are provided by cottonseeds, oilseeds, oil cakes, cereal and grains and rice polish etc. All these substances possess a ... SOURCES OF IRRIGATION. The various source of irrigation used in our country are rivers, canals, reservoir, ponds, wells and ... iii)The excessive use of nitrogenous fertilizers makes the water rich in nitrates, which makes the water unfit for drinking. iv ...
  https://bluecrewsportsgrill.com/improvement-in-food-resources/299/
*  India - Students | Britannica Kids | Homework...
They may carry out projects related to such areas as land improvement, minor irrigation, drinking water, housing, dairying and ... Almost everywhere, grains are the principal crop: rice in the wetter portions of the east and south, wheat in the north and ... Inland water traffic on the several thousand miles of navigable rivers and canals is no longer very important. ... When World War II broke out in 1939, the Congress Party demanded postwar freedom for India as the price for India's active ...
  https://kids.britannica.com/students/article/India/275043
*  FAO/GIEWS Special Report in Sudan 23 December 1998
Water management problems reduced production from the Gash seasonal irrigation scheme. As the abundant water could not be ... Improved drinking water reserves have opened up ranges that are usually closed during the dry season. Such abundant pasture is ... The heavy rains in August not only caused problems of water logging in the fields, but the unusually high levels of the rivers ... 3.2 Supply/demand balance for 1997/98 and 1998/99 Table 3 shows the Mission's forecast national cereal balance for 1998/99, as ...
  http://www.fao.org/docrep/004/X0771e/X0771e00.htm