RAMPUR, India, Nov 27- Pleas by local Indian officials for farmers to switch from rice to oilseeds and pulses and protect dangerously low water levels are falling on deaf ears, and may be further undermined by government policies encouraging cultivation of thirsty crops. "It is unlikely that India will have another drought next year; three years in a row has never...» Read More
BERLIN, June 2- The impact of Brazil's protracted drought on EDP-Energias de Portugal's hydropower installations there could cut the utility's full-year core earnings by between 150 and 200 million euros, its chief executive said. "Hopefully it will be less than that, the lower end of that range, or even below," Antonio Mexia told Reuters on the sidelines of the...
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