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