Asia Program

India and Pakistan at Odds Over Shrinking Indus River

Oct 13, 2011


Nearly 30 percent of the world's cotton supply comes from India and Pakistan, much of that from the Indus River Valley. On average, about 737 billion gallons are withdrawn from the Indus River annually to grow cotton—enough to provide Delhi residents with household water for more than two years... To read the entire article appearing in National Geographic News, click on this link.

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