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Virus-idled workers in India dig water-capture pits to boost water security


September 4, 2020
By Thompson Reuters Foundation

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Sagar, India – About 7,000 returning migrant workers and other unemployed people in the Sagar district have been hired to dig water-capture pits into the hillsides of the drought-hit district. The project aims to restore depleting aquifers and provide an income to thousands of unemployed workers. Thomson Reuters Foundation reports. | READ MORE