Wildlife clearance granted to Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed train corridor
Decades of skating over environmental concerns have clearly cost us dear. The folly of pursuing better crop yields using chemical fertilisers in an indiscriminate manner has been surfacing lately. “Decades of agricultural abuse using fertilisers, herbicides and pesticides have taken its toll on us.
Pastoralist communities are those that depend primarily on livestock (domesticated animals in an agricultural setting) for their living. India has the world’s highest livestock population with 440 million livestock heads distributed over 100 million households (1) but in recent years, pastoralists have been facing threats to their way of life.
FES is looking for Senior Project Officers/Project Officers Water Management at Madanapalle(AP) - Apply by 20th April 2011Posted on 08 Apr, 2011 06:22 PM
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We work with 1,646 village institutions in 27 districts across six states, and assist the village communities in protecting 108,594 hectares of revenue wastelands, degraded forestlands and panchayat grazing lands. We support panchayats and their subcommittees, Village Forest Committees, Gramya Jungle Committees, Water Users Associations and Watershed Committees in order to improve the governance of natural resources.
The Andhra Pradesh Farmer Managed Groundwater System (APFAMGS) project is an enabling intervention for managing groundwater depletion through voluntary self regulation. The project has demonstrated its impact in 7 districts of Andhra Pradesh spread over 650 villages, on a significant scale. Read more