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From water to agriculture, well-being and beyond
Sustainable development, still an unfinished agenda
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India, in the eye of a storm!

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Climate change real, warns Pangi tribe
Mountain ecosystems are highly sensitive due to ecological fragility, geomorphologic instability but are blessed with vast eco biodiversity.
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Caste and farmer’s access to quality information
Increase in agricultural productivity is not only dependent on material inputs, but also on farmer’s access to relevant information on crop production and farm management practices. This information is provided through agricultural extension services in India.
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Borewells: Boon or bane for women?
Tamil Nadu is one of the most water-vulnerable states in India that depends heavily on groundwater for irrigation. As high as 56 percent of land in the state is currently irrigated by groundwater and the remaining by tanks and canals.
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Coping with droughts: Gender matters
Droughts are one of the most feared natural calamities impacting agriculture and food production as well as the morale of millions of farmers in India. Recent studies show that the frequency of droughts is increasing.
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Water management: Still a neglected electoral issue?
India is on the brink of a major water crisis. With drought looming over the southern and western parts of the country, the existing water resources are in peril. Rivers are getting more polluted, their catchments, water-holding and water-harvesting mechanisms are deteriorating and groundwater levels are depleting at an alarming rate.
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In conversation with nature
“There is a special type of black ant that is visible just before (and during) the onset of heavy rains.
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Flourishing water markets in Darjeeling
"Darjeeling today has a thriving water business, with a fleet of 105 trucks plying three or four trips a day from April to June, carrying 5500 to 6500 litres of water on each run"
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What’s forest governance without local hand
The recent news on the forced eviction of more than 1,000,000 tribal and other forest-dwelling households from 16 states by a Supreme Court order has again brought the long-debated issue of the role of the state and
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Solution Exchange Consolidated Reply: Improving water and sanitation governance by PRIs, from SEUF, Kerala: Experiences
Compiled by Pankaj Kumar S. and Alok Srivastava, Resource Persons; additional research provided by Ramya Gopalan, Research Associate and Happy Pant, Research Officer8 September 2006
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Solution Exchange Consolidated Reply - Low-cost technology for treating sullage in special soils, from Byrraju Foundation, Hyderabad: Advice
Compiled by Pankaj Kumar, Resource Person; additional research provided by Ramya Gopalan, Research Associate 27 June 2006Original Query: Vijaya Saradhi Atluri, Byrraju Foundation, HyderabadPosted: 20 April 2006
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