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    A 3-year journey from water scarcity to security

    Manayali village in Maharashtra not only became water secure but also managed to provide a solution to a small Banjara community that lives 3 km away from it -- through community participation.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 1 hour 51 min ago

    Keepers of a complex irrigation system in Bihar

    The Ahar Pynes irrigation systems were originally built and managed by the Zamindars of South Bihar. How does the system function today and who is responsible for it?

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    chicu posted 4 hours 7 min ago

    Budget 'asks' for food and nutrition security

    With the budget round the corner what are the asks from the standpoint of food sovereignty? A Convention on Budget 2015-16 by the Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability looks at these.

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    Amita Bhaduri posted 6 days 16 min ago

    Empowered TN fisherfolk challenge urbanisation

    Should a fishing hamlet be lost to an elevated Beach Expressway? No!, say the fisherfolk of Olcott and Odai Kuppam who claim their rights over coastal commons using community self-mapping.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 6 days ago

    A way to minimise agricultural problems in India

    The concepts of System of Rice Intensification help farmers adopt practices based on their local conditions. Farmers, and an SRI expert in Chhattisgarh, show how it has worked for them.

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    makarandpurohit posted 6 days ago

    Small farming needs a budget boost

    The asks of the Agriculture sector are many but what all must the budget focus on? A National Convention on Budget 2015-16 by the Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability looks at these.

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    Amita Bhaduri posted 6 days ago

    Lake Alive: The Puttenahalli Kere Habba 2015

    This event in Bangalore brought together children, people, photographers and cartoonists -- all for the love of their lake!

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    priyad posted 6 days ago

    Family farming as an alternative to tackle hunger and poverty

    With multiple advantages over corporate farming, family farming can play an important role in achieving food security through sustainable agricultural practices.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 1 week 1 day ago

    Climate change threatens Indian mangroves

    Increase in temperatures, carbon dioxide concentration, rise in sea levels and extreme weather events like cyclones and droughts, are predicted to have deleterious effects on Indian mangroves.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 1 week 1 day ago

    The pond with a purpose

    The residents of Gobariya village built two ponds for livestock rearing and horticulture, but a chance discovery led to them becoming a quicker and better income generator.

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    chicu posted 1 week 1 day ago

    Groundwater resources race against time

    Development and urbanisation have already put pressure on groundwater resources in the fragile Himalayan region. So, what is the current status of groundwater resources of this unique region?

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 1 week 2 days ago

    Water Untouched: A film on Dalits' lack of access

    Forming 17% of India's popultion, Dalits still have to depend on the goodwill of dominant castes for many things including access to basics. Why?

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    makarandpurohit posted 1 week 4 days ago

    Mhadei Tribunal favours Goa

    Policy matters this week

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    swati posted 1 week 5 days ago

    India ranked 12th in mismanaging plastic waste

    News this week

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    swati posted 1 week 5 days ago

    Arid, but water secure in Kutch

    Reduced migration, better hygiene practices and access to information on govt. schemes were only some of the achievements of villages in Rapar, Gujarat. The videos tell the full story.

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    Usha Dewani posted 1 week 6 days ago

    Studying springs: A matter of life and death

    Mountain dwellers across India are learning hydrogeology in a bid to save their dying springs. In the process, they are also revolutionizing their lives.

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    chicu posted 1 week 6 days ago

    Mazhapolima or “bounty of rain”: Recharging open wells in Kerala

    The science behind Mazhapolima is perhaps best suited for Kerala’s context but it has truly created opportunities for people to participate in a movement. Here's a look at how it has worked there.

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    sabitakaushal posted 1 week 6 days ago

    Sanitation mapping shows causes for groundwater contamination in Kerala village

    A study conducted in a village in Kozhikode district of Kerala highlights the need for standards while locating wells to prevent groundwater contamination.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 1 week 6 days ago

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