Bhuj

Efforts towards skilling local communities in water management
Enhancing community based water resource management Amita Bhaduri posted 7 months ago

Samerth has been working since 2000 on providing safe water to the marginalised communities in the remote areas of Rapar and Bhachau blocks of Kutch district in Gujarat.

Women are involved in the process of developing the water budget from a gender lens. (Image: Samerth)
Bhuj cattle rearers face the heat of lockdown
Glimpses into the impact of Covid-19-related policies on the lives of cattle rearers in Bhuj, Gujarat. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 3 months ago

Akbarbhai (35), a Maldhari (semi-nomadic cattle herder) is struggling to survive as the lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus has hit demand of dairy products badly and led to prices crashing in Bhuj. He lives in Gandhinagari, an informal settlement in Bhuj that is home to around 30 cattle herders. His joint family of 15 members includes his two brothers and three sisters.

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Horticulture pile-up, yet farmers stare at losses in Kachchh
Robust arid region horticulture in the water-scarce arid region of Kachchh, but without improved value-addition for increased shelf-life, farmers faced with a crisis. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 5 months ago

Kachchh: A desert oasis under peril

Date palm plantation in Kachchh (Image: Prayaas: The Movement of Grassroot Changes)
Gujarat No.1 in implementing Swachh Bharat Mission
News this week Swati Bansal posted 6 years 6 months ago

Swachh Bharat Mission: Gujarat leads the implementation

Gujarat No.1 in implementing Swachh Bharat Mission
200-crore penalty for Adani's Mundra port
News this week: 200-crore penalty on Mundra port, Parliament passes Land Acquisition Bill and dengue spreads in Mumbai. ravleen posted 8 years 1 month ago

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200-crore penalty for Adani's Mundra port

Land reclaimation from the sea at the Mundra Port
A document in Gujarati describing the situation of the Hamirsar Lake
A document in Gujarati describing the situation of the Hamirsar Lake in Bhuj, Katch Rama Mani posted 12 years 1 month ago

A document in Gujarati describing the situation of the Hamirsar Lake in Bhuj, Katch and the work being done by some community organisations towards improving the lake's condition.

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To adapt or not to adapt - the dilemma between long term resource management and short term livelihoods
The chapter explores the multifaceted social, physical, cultural, policy and economic dimensions of declining groundwater by studying farmer's response to drought in three districts of Gujarat rajshekar posted 12 years 5 months ago

This chapter from the book 'The Agricultural Groundwater Revolution: opportunities a

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