77% Of Maharashtra’s Cropped Area Vulnerable To Climate Change

As the farmers from Maharashtra have been worst hit by the recent floods and extreme weather events, a latest study highlights how such climate change impacts might get worse from here on. Of the 36 districts in Maharashtra, 11 districts were found highly vulnerable to extreme weather events, droughts and dwindling water security and accounts for almost 40% of the cropped area across Central Maharashtra. In the same way, 37% of the state’s agricultural area spread over 14 districts were moderately vulnerable, which takes the tally to three-fourths of Maharashtra’s…

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