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Tractor on a paddy field in Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Can the Mekong Delta be saved from drowning?

May 6, 2022 – The Mekong Delta in Viet Nam could be nearly fully submerged by the end of the century if urgent actions are not taken across the river basin. Continuing with business as usual could drown 90% of this agro-economic powerhouse that’s home to nearly 20 million people – with immense local and global impacts.

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A grape vineyard in Nashik.

Murtugudde Develops Agricultural Decision-Making Tool Alongside Farmers

ESSIC/AOSC Professor Raghu Murtugudde is a co-author on a recent paper titled “Short and Medium Range Irrigation Scheduling using Stochastic Simulation‐Optimization Framework with farm‐scale Ecohydrological Model and Weather Forecasts” alongside colleagues from the Institute of Technology Bombay’s Department of Civil Engineering.

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