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Spanning over 1,165 sq km, the Chilika Lake is Asia’s largest saltwater lake. Over 200,000 fishers and 400,000 farmers depend on the lake for their livelihood. But what makes this lake stand out is its biodiversity.Over a million migratory birds winter here, making it a bird watcher’s paradise in India.
Nature and wildlife can be better conserved if local communities are duly educated and motivated. Nearly 70 km south of Bhubaneswar, the Mangalajodi village on the edge of Chilka lake, Asia’s largest brackish water lagoon, is a testimony to that argument.
Chilika lagoon named as 'Destination Flyways' by UN
This report comprising a set of case studies by International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) presents how environmental flows is dealt with in water resources policies, plans, and projects. It focuses on the integration of environmental water allocation into integrated water resources management (IWRM) and so fills a major gap in knowledge on IWRM.
Training workshop on understanding and resolving water conflicts in India, Forum for policy dialogue on Water Conflicts in India, 18th – 22nd July, 2011, Satapada, Chilika Lake, OdishaPosted on 24 May, 2011 03:11 PM
Organizer: Forum for Policy Dialogue on Water Conflicts in India in collaboration with Baitarani Initiative and Odisha State Resource Centre of the Forum, SaciWATERs-CapNet Network (SCaN) and Cap-Net
Venue: Satapada on Chilika Lake, Odisha
- Understanding water
- Normative concerns around water
- Legal and institutional issues related to water