Low Crop Yields Due to Salinization Issues

Soil salinity is one of the major issues in the agriculture sector of Pakistan where approximately 6.30 million hectares of land are salt-affected. This is due to the poor irrigation practices and drainage systems that have led to accumulation of salts in the soil in concentrations, which are harmful to the crops.

The Challenge: Cost-effective solutions to change the irrigation method of agricultural lands and solve the problem of salt and salinity accumulation in the soil