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.
Several thousand farmers have voluntarily taken a number of steps to reduce groundwater pumping, to tide over problems of groundwater depletion without sacrificing on returns, while still improving overall efficiency. 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.