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District-wise details on 2007 Bihar floods from local NGOs
The overall situation in north Bihar is grim. In all the five districts where NGOs work, severe flood have been reported
Down To Earth features rainfed farming as its cover story
Without addressing the problems of majority of farmers in unirrigated land, India will not achieve food security
"Water Initiatives Orissa", a five-year old campaign to work on water issues in Orissa
Orissa may suffer from severe food insecurity, if desertification is not reversed. Its time to wake up from the deep slumber and to face and mitigate the challenges with firm and committed actions
Water resources minister Saifuddin Soz's letter to chief ministers to draw their attention towards water issues
Appropriate water resources information system should be put in place at the earliest for better monitoring, Prof. Saifuddin Soz, 17:42 IST
New book on "Role of civil society in water governance in South Asia" by SaciWATERs released
Proposed reader will bring together researchers and practitioners in the water sector to examine the strategic role of civil society organizations (varying from NGOs/voluntary organisations and social movements) outside the spheres of State and business
Radio programs on rainwater harvesting
Radio programs on rainwater harvesting
Visit to two villages in Chhattisgarh that have been awarded "Nirmal Gram Puraskar"
Efforts of villagers for total sanitation in Tirathgarh village of Bastar district and Dabena village of Bilaspur district bag "Nirmal Gram Puraskar" to the two villages
May-June issue of "Dams,Rivers and People" : Study from Brazil on the global warming impact of methane emissions from large dams
May-June issue of "Dams,Rivers and People" : Study from Brazil on the global warming impact of methane emissions from large dams
"Towards Water Wisdom":New book by Ramaswamy Iyer
"Towards Water Wisdom":New book by Ramaswamy Iyer
"Catalyst for Human Developement" : Magazine by Association for Human Development
"Catalyst for Human Developement" : Magazine by Association for Human Development
The Water Portal and Arghyam mentioned in an article in the Hindu
Water-related targets can benefit from community and NGO involvement and oversight, supplementing slow political processes. NGOs such as Arghyam have considerable financial and advocacy resources to influence policy and intervene directly in the area of water.
Foot powered centrifugal pumps
Foot powered centrifugal pumps
ICT applications for socio-economic development of farmers
Notes from C-DAC ICT for socio-economic development conference held in Bangalore. Rural kiosk was the topic of discussion in the conference