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WEDO is a unique Initiative of professionals and experts with hands-on experience in the field of design and distribution of vital resources.

Water and Food Equitable Distribution Organisation

Organizer: Water and Food Equitable Distribution Organisation (WEDO)

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  • Making more surface water available
  • Sustainable and enduring solutions for water

Venue: Henry Maudslay Hall, Anna University, Chennai

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WEDO ( Water and Food Equitable Distribution Organisation) is a unique Initiative of professionals and experts with hands-on experience, a Think-tank of the free enterprise with lateral thinking to design and evolve projects on a scientific and technological basis to provide acceptable engineering solutions to be proposed to the nation:  Models, designs and plans for  Production,  storage  and distribution of vital resources in India.

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A set of maps that show the major rivers and lakes in the country

This set of maps shows the major rivers and lakes in the country.

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The Groundwater Foundation provides useful information material to begin a groundwater protection campaign

How can citizens or NGOs initiate a movement at the local level for the protection of groundwater?

Groundwater Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and motivating people to care for and about groundwater.

Click on to read more about the Groundwater Foundation

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A comprehensive download on how much water is consumed by various sectors – agriculture, industry, households.

Click here to know more about the water footprint - Water Footprint

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The concept of eco-sanitation, that is re-using human urine and fecal matter is gaining awareness but its acceptance depends on a change in the social mind-set.

The GTZ Ecosan Program has developed guidelines for safe reuse of urine and feces, and publicity material to create awareness on the functioning of eco-toilets.

Government authorities and NGOs who wish to popularize the concept and its implementation can refer to this informative links for accessing IEC materials.

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