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Kudrati kheti (natural farming) - A manual in Hindi
Farming the natural way - going back to the age old traditions and practices
Study calls for securing water sustainability in Chennai
Best practices for holistic urban water management in Chennai Metropolitan Area
Managing water commons through fishing cooperatives
The experience of the Foundation for Ecological Security in tribal Mandla, Madhya Pradesh
Diversion-based irrigation systems
Experience of Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India) in revitalizing the traditional phad irrigation system in hilly tribal villages of Western Madhya Pradesh
Poisoned waters, deadly outcomes!
A study shows that high arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bihar is linked with increase in cancer cases. Districts located near the Himalayan river basins have more people with cancer.
Participatory irrigation management brings water back to communities
A case study that documents canal repair experiences and showcases strategy approaches and lessons from the field.
Poisonous encounters: Nitrate contamination of groundwater in Rajasthan
This study from Rajasthan found that anthropogenic factors led to nitrate contamination of groundwater. High nitrate levels in drinking water posed major health risks to children.
Reviving traditional water harvesting structures
A CSO-led holistic tank rehabilitation initiative launched in 2017 to restore the Chandela and Bundela tanks to their ancient glory
Water levels in reservoirs of north, central India plummet - Rainfall deficit to blame
News this fortnight
Gender-sensitive water management: A cornerstone for equitable outcomes
Need to place "gender" at the centre of both international and national water and sanitation agenda
Government notifies ban on single-use plastics from July 2022
Policy matters this fortnight
Study indicates no uranium in Kerala’s drinking water
MG University conducted the analyses of water sources across the state
Mobilising communities against encroachment of water bodies
Pushing urban local governments to take adequate steps to protect water bodies
Proactive action on green cooling to deal with the climate crisis
India’s decision to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol is a milestone in green cooling and will contribute significantly to climate action, says iFOREST
Equipping communities to plan land and water conservation initiatives
Use of digital tools for implementing natural resources management at scale in rural India
Urban inequalities and heat risks in Delhi
Delhi, the largest urban agglomeration in the country is predicted to experience episodes of extreme heat in the years to come. What are its implications for vulnerable populations in the city?
Barriers to organic farming: Experience of Kansari Organics
Government needs to switch subsidies and investments from chemical agriculture to the promotion of sustainable agriculture
Nainital’s water woes: Every drop of rain counts
Nainital, a burgeoning hill town with a huge growing population is faced with water supply issues. Adoption of the practice of rainwater harvesting can lead to a paradigm shift towards better utilisation of the town’s natural water resources.
How kitchen gardens pick up pace in a rural MP village
Championing community mobilisation for the conservation of water resources
Best practices in IEC-HRD to engage rural communities based on JJM - Karnataka experience
A summary of conversations with Mr. Parameshwar Hegde, Director (ISA), Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation Department, Government of Karnataka