World Bank Shores up Farm Productivity in India

Some 325,000 families in India's Uttar Pradesh state will benefit from a $197 million

credit designed to improve agricultural productivity in the area. The project will reclaim some 130,000 hectares of barren and low productivity sodic lands. It will also introduce new technology, better agronomic practices and a more effective method to deliver key support services.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.