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Swacchagrahis: The frontline workers of India's largest sanitation program
There is a need for long term sustained engagement of the skilled workforce for water and sanitation
Will Andhra Pradesh’s free bore well scheme deplete groundwater?
Under the YSR Jalakala scheme, the Andhra Pradesh government will dig free bore wells to provide small and marginal farmers access to water.
Conservation of water commons through community fishery
The village institution collectively framed rules for the governance and management of these water commons
Drinking water access to all in Bihar: Reach, benefits and challenges
Significantly reduced the daily drudgery of women in rural areas
COVID-19 and social protection: Impact in the agriculture sector
Lower transaction costs, minimal leakages, and immediate delivery make a strong case for direct cash transfers, says study.
Over two crore children in India experiencing extremely high water vulnerability: UNICEF
News this week
Ken-Betwa riverlink gets a go ahead
Policy matters this week
Lights out to mark the Earth Hour
This year’s theme calls attention to climate change
Water footprint of food and cooking fuel
Rice and wheat have large water footprints in rural India
Roadmap for nature-based and climate resilient livelihoods in Maharashtra
State-level consultation on a roadmap for nature-based and climate resilient livelihoods in Maharashtra ends with a consensus.
Efforts towards skilling local communities in water management
Enhancing community based water resource management
Sheroes: A tribute to women who value water
Beating odds, women water warriors deepen their work on water
Mosquito fish – invaders in disguise!
Gambusia or Mosquito fish, inspite of being recognised as highly invasive species, continue to be introduced in freshwater bodies for mosquito control in India. This needs to stop!
Water governance standard and certification system – An answer to the water problems of agrarian India
The recent 'Water governance standard and certification system' developed by WOTR can greatly help villages to develop good governance practices and manage their water needs equitably and sustainably.
Lessons from the Uttarakhand disaster
Experts blame it on projects in ecologically fragile zone
Urban lake governance and sustainability
Applying the social-ecological system framework
Climate change threatens water access for world’s poorest communities
Clean water plays a critical role in helping communities cope with climate change.
Are solar powered irrigation systems scalable in India?
Compendium on solar-powered irrigation in India
Energising Bihar’s agriculture
IWMI’s novel experiment in Chakhaji village
Enhancing water security through responsible tourism
While tourism is on the threshold of expanding in India, water scarcity and quality issues could hinder progress. What could be the way out?