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December 4, 2019 To adapt well & build resilience, climate change strategies need to factor in efforts towards water security, writes Vanita Suneja, Regional Advocacy Manager (South Asia), WaterAid.
December 2, 2019 Water stewardship is an approach predicated on the concept that water is a shared resource and so water risks are also shared risks that everyone in a catchment will face
November 18, 2019 Bangalore's water utility is understaffed, under financed and unable to service the city's water needs.
October 25, 2019 Groundwater use has doubled in Pune. Comprehensive mapping of groundwater resources and better management and governance is the need of the hour.
October 24, 2019 While ice stupas have been hailed as sustainable solutions to the water problems of Ladakh’s villages, the locals think otherwise.
October 24, 2019 An intern with Watershed Organisation Trust narrates his field experience from the villages of Madhya Pradesh, where farmers are using farm ponds to conserve water.
The movement towards radical ecological democracy needs to combine the practical and policy-level grassroots work with broader mobilization.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 4 days ago
Rapidly disappearing forests are not only a threat to the biodiversity, but spell death knell for the livelihoods of forest dwellers who depend on them for food and survival.
aartikelkar posted 2 weeks 5 days ago
Local communities and gram sabhas better understand the local complexities than the local administrations while dealing with a crisis situation.
Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 1 day ago
Need to recognise the rights of forest-dwelling and tribal communities over their traditional lands.
Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 3 days ago
In the water sector, the focus on fixing demand and supply is taking us away from the real problem - the unnoticed groundwater dependencies in ever-expanding urban India.
aartikelkar posted 3 weeks 6 days ago
The draft notification is alleged to dilute the process and standards for environmental clearances for industries.
Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 3 weeks ago
National Water Mission’s campaign aims at creating rainwater harvesting structures in various parts of India.
Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
Maharashtra has been implementing the Gaalmukt Dharan, Gaalyukt Shivar Yojana (GDGS) scheme since 2017. How has it fared and what needs to be done to improve it further?
aartikelkar posted 3 months 2 weeks ago