Salinity to affect 20 per cent irrigated l and s

STAFF REPORT IBD: The rising salinity is estimated to affect 20 per cent irrigated area of Pakistan consequently making land production less. There are signs of growing water scarcity and environmental stress in large parts of important cultivated areas in Asia, reveals the Asian Water Development outlook 2013."With significant lack of water, deterioration of water quality will limit water use, threatening the ecosystems, and creating a drag on socio-economic development. Irrigation-induced

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