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India’s groundwater crisis threatens food security for hundreds of millions, study says

Hundreds of millions of people in India face a serious threat to their livelihoods and food security due to overexploitation of vital water supplies, according a new study. India is one of the world’s biggest crop producers and more than half of its 1.3 billion people rely on agriculture for their livelihoods. But the groundwater that makes up 40% of the country’s water supply has been steadily depleting for years.

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https://edition.cnn.com/2021/02/24/asia/india-groundwater-study-intl-hnk-scn/index.html

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