Courses, Toolkits, Manuals, Guides and Handbooks
Given its geographic and climatic diversity, India is exposed to a variety of hazards that have forced its governments and communities to address risk, adapt to threats, and improve disaster resilience.
About the course:
Meandering and babbling natural streams and springs through hills offer a beautiful scenery. But the same could also be a source of despair for the tribal farmers in the neighborhoods, if their crops wither due to lack of life-saving irrigation water.
This manual (third edition) in Hindi developed by Rajinder Chaudhary on natural farming, also known as organic, zero budget or alternative farming, is an attempt to spread awareness among Indian farmers about the above sustainable agriculture methods.
Groundwater fulfills the drinking water requirements of nearly 85% and 50% of the rural and urban Indian population, respectively. 65% of the total irrigated area utilizes groundwater. It also caters to the water needs of the industrial sector in India.
The ‘Managing Aquifer Recharge and Sustaining Groundwater Use through Village-level Intervention’ (MARVI) project is being undertaken since February 2012 with the overall aim to improve the security of irrigation water supplies and enhance livelihood opportunities for rural communities in India.
About the course:
The COVID-19 Academy is a joint initiative of NDMA, UNICEF, WHO and Sphere India. It is an online platform that aims to build capacities of volunteers and outreach workers across India on a range of orientation and technical sessions related to COVID-19 response.
Participatory GroundWater Management (PGWM) - at its core believes in weaving together scientific and traditional groundwater management methods and making communities the champion of their water resources.
Objectives of the course:
To equip the participants with essential techniques of data analysis using simple graphical, deterministic and statistical tools.
Techniques and methods of handling following types of data encountered frequently by NGO workers: