Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Farmer-at-Dried-Burnt-Field-in-Beed-District-27MZIFJ6DXYV9.htmlConceptually similarDried Drains of Bindusara Dam in MaharashtraGP04MTACompleted★★★★Dried Drains of Mahasangvi Talab in MaharashtraGP04MT9Completed★★★★Dried Canal from the Khadka Barrage in IndiaGP04MT5Completed★★★★Drought in MaharashtraGP0STPOTNCompleted★★★★Labourer in Fodder Camp in MaharashtraGP04MTDCompleted★★★★Drought in MaharashtraGP0STPOTICompleted★★★★Child at Water Supply in Beed DistrictGP0STPOTMCompleted★★★★★★Cattle Drinking Water in Beed DistrictGP0STPOTPCompleted★★★★Villagers Collect Water in Beed DistrictGP0STPOTJCompleted★★★★View AllGP0STPOTUFarmer at Dried Burnt Field in Beed DistrictA farmer at a dried burnt field at Sukli village of Beed district. Dried burnt land are very common view in many regions of Maharashtra this year due to the poor rainfall in 2015, making it one of the worse affected districts in the drought of 2015-16.Locations:Asia-India-Maharashtra-South AsiaDate:7 Mar, 2016Credit:© Subrata Biswas / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4500px X 3000pxKeywords:Agricultural land-Climate (campaign title)-Climate change-Climate change impacts-Day-Drought-Dry-Elderly-Farmers-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-Natural disasters-One person-Outdoors-WaterShoot:Drought in Maharashtra, IndiaThe State Government of Maharashtra has already declared 15747 villages of 12183 Gram Panchayats in 21 districts as drought affected, under relevant State regulations in October 2015.Solapur is an arid district with normal rainfall averaging about 500 mm, which is quite low. The sugar cane cultivation in Solapur district and the sugar processing factories consume a huge volume of the stored water from Ujjani Dam. The drinking water needs of Solapur town is also met by the dam. The 2015 monsoon provided a paltry 200 mm of rainfall, making it one of the worse affected districts in the drought of 2015-16.