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Mini piped water scheme helps overcome social exclusion
Promoting sustainable systems that facilitate provision of safe water and sanitation to communities in a tribal village.
The challenge of building a technology team in non-profit organisations
Partnering with software organisations that have a good understanding of the social sector is a sustainable long term approach.
Climate change: A look through a gender lens
Women are disproportionately vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
Should we bet more on historians than engineers to sort flooding?
How the historian's method is invaluable in developing an understanding of floods.
The unsung women fishers of Wular lake
Fisherwomen’s experiences and perspectives about their livelihoods based on the Wular lake.
The fast disappearing traditional water harvesting structures of Rajasthan
Lack of community ownership and local governance are spelling doom for the once royal and resilient traditional water harvesting structures of Rajasthan.
What does it mean to use open source?
Misconceptions about open-source software we should put to rest for non-profits.
Delhi smog can’t be blamed on crop fires
There is more to Delhi's air pollution than stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana.
Digital water infrastructure to help India become water independent
Digital water infrastructure has a great potential in solving India's water crisis by preventing wastage and encouraging optimum use of water.
Challenges to India’s urban water security and future growth patterns
Water resources in most Indian cities are overworked and overused, and not adequately replenished.
Sanitation workers amid the pandemic
The pandemic has exacerbated the issues of exclusion and vulnerability of sanitation workers.
Measures to usher in a low-carbon and equitable future
A sustainable low-carbon and equitable pathway would entail comprehensive changes in how we manage energy supply, forest, and agriculture.
Responsible consumption and production key to fighting climate change
What are the lessons learnt from COVID-19 pandemic on effective waste and resource management?
Land and environmental approvals needed for faecal sludge treatment facilities
There is an urgent need for specific guidelines and rules for the selection of sites for setting up faecal sludge treatment facilities.
Over 97 million Indians were currently being exposed to extreme floods: Report
News this week
Submit report on the need for clearance of National Waterway-1: NGT to MoEF
Policy matters this week
Getting communities engaged in faecal sludge management
Community engagement structures, especially at the slum and ward level, can take on roles with adequate capacity building and training inputs.
Air pollution: Filling the gaps
Controlling air pollution needs long-term holistic solutions such as a reduction in the usage of biomass, coal and lignite, and agricultural residues.
Lost to fluorosis
Fluoride contamination is leaving villagers in Barhet block of Jharkhand crippled, while authorities struggle to find solutions.
Strengthening institutional arrangements for faecal sludge management
Project Nirmal created sub-city level (slum and ward) engagement structures to enable meaningful participation of all households, in the planning and management of sanitation service delivery.