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How to save water in agriculture?

In Brazil, 72% of all fresh water is used in agriculture - and the expectation is that this index will rise. Solutions like drip irrigation can reduce the use of water resources in the sector

According to the Brazilian National Waters Agency, 72% of all fresh water in the country is used by agriculture. In the last 20 years, water consumption in the field has risen by 80% and forecasts indicate that it can rise by another 30% in a decade. Developing and implementing new sustainable solutions in water consumption, like drip irrigation, is a possible way out. A technology developed by NaanDan Jain, for example, was implemented by the Jales Machado company, and increased water efficiency to 96%. Learn more by watching the video.

 

Content published in October 23, 2018

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