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Understanding water footprint of cereals in India
Changes in cereal production practices can contribute to improved efficiency of water use in India. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 years 6 months ago

India has the highest national freshwater demand globally and 91 percent of our freshwater is used in the agriculture sector. Cereals account for over 50 percent of the dietary water footprint in India and represent a potential opportunity for reducing water use in Indian agriculture.

Cereals and millets at a bazaar in Nizampet, Hyderabad (image: Aditya Madhav, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons)
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