The Andhra Pradesh farmer managed groundwater system project

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Posted on May 14, 2009 - 12:23
Several thousand farmers voluntarily takes number of steps to reduce groundwater pumping, to overcome groundwater depletion without sacrificing on returns, while still improving overall efficiency

The Andhra Pradesh Farmer Managed Groundwater System (APFAMGS) project is an enabling intervention for managing groundwater depletion through voluntary self regulation. The project has demonstrated its impact in 7 districts of Andhra Pradesh spread over 650 villages, on a significant scale. Read more

An FAO Evaluation report of the project done in 2008 can be viewed here

The site gives basic information about the project, its major achievements, and an information centre containing information about the various project components - Water Management, Water-based Institutions, Sustainable Agriculture, Gender in Water, Training, Project Orientation and GIS Maps.

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