Making every drop count: How farmers are using technology to conserve water, boost productivity – Nation News

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Nowhere is this dictum more precious than in India’s arid countryside. Farmers here have now realised that technology, community and shared resources can vastly improve their lot

Drip, drip: Bhikabhai More shows off his micro-irrigation network in Khoraj village in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar district. Photo by Bandeep Singh

40% savings in water and labour costs if a farmer uses drip irrigation, says a study by the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.

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