Nawraj Pradhan

Nawraj Pradhan
Groundwater: It's not a source, it’s a resource
Nawraj Pradhan from ICIMOD explains how they are looking at the challenge of drying springs in the Kailash landscape from different angles -- ecological, cultural and physiographic.
Posted on 02 Aug, 2015 08:11 AM

Springs play an important role in the daily lives of thousands of communities in the hills and mountains of the Himalayas. However, in many places once reliable springs are drying up, presenting rural communities, and women in particular, with new challenges.

A spring next to a temple in Uttarakhand is the source of the Ramganga river