Lessons from fighting a drought
Seven learnings on how droughts can be managed to take the sting out of the phenomena
India is facing one of its worst droughts. Water shortage has hit over 330 million people, which is more than the entire population of the US. It has hit them—especially those in rural areas—in several ways. Loss of income, thirst, hunger, ill health, emotional distress and even death. One-hundred-and-sixteen farmers from 10 states have so far committed suicide.