World Water Day 2016

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March 21, 2016 The theme for 2016 is 'Water and Jobs'. With water resources declining at a rapid rate, this theme brings to the forefront concerns related to water and livelihoods in India.
Theme of World Water Day 2016: Water and Jobs (Source: UN Water)
March 21, 2016 Urban floods and pervasive environmental pollution are living testimonies of unplanned and hurried urbanisation. With cities already stretched to their limits, how much more can they endure?
Houses constructed on the fringes of the Ambattur eri in Chennai
March 21, 2016 Celebrations for World Water Day 2016 in Nagaon, Assam personify passion by honouring grassroots water-workers for their thankless efforts.
Contribution of water sector workers at the grassroots level goes unrecognised very often
March 20, 2016 Fish traders in the state, which has the highest freshwater fish yield at 2,500 kg per hectare, are mainly groups of Bihari migrants playing to their strengths.
First half of the day is spent netting the fish which is sold in the evening.
March 19, 2016 Parineeta Dandekar of SANDRP speaks to India Water Portal about how healthy rivers--and not dams--are the best employment guarantees around.
Two men fish from a small rowboat on the placid Ramganga near Harewali
March 19, 2016 Fishers livelihoods are being directly threatened by mechanised fishing methods and ecologically destructive fishing practices.
Traditional fishers livelihoods are directly threatened by mechanised fishing methods (Source: Vikas Sahayog Kendra, Palamau)
India Industry Water Conclave on Nov 28, 2017 at FICCI, New ??Delhi
The third edition of India Industry Water Conclave and fifth edition of FICCI Water Awards on Theme : ‘Water Use Efficiency- An Imperative for India’ Water Awards 2016 posted 3 years ago
Should we look beyond 'jobs' to 'livelihoods' this World Water Day?
The theme for 2016 is 'Water and Jobs'. With water resources declining at a rapid rate, this theme brings to the forefront concerns related to water and livelihoods in India. aartikelkar posted 4 years 8 months ago
Theme of World Water Day 2016: Water and Jobs (Source: UN Water)
Courting catastrophe: Unplanned urbanisation and flooding
Urban floods and pervasive environmental pollution are living testimonies of unplanned and hurried urbanisation. With cities already stretched to their limits, how much more can they endure? seetha@indiawa… posted 4 years 8 months ago
Houses constructed on the fringes of the Ambattur eri in Chennai
Water is more than a job for them
Celebrations for World Water Day 2016 in Nagaon, Assam personify passion by honouring grassroots water-workers for their thankless efforts. Usha Dewani posted 4 years 8 months ago
Contribution of water sector workers at the grassroots level goes unrecognised very often
Bihari bait for Punjabi fish
Fish traders in the state, which has the highest freshwater fish yield at 2,500 kg per hectare, are mainly groups of Bihari migrants playing to their strengths. Manu Moudgil posted 4 years 8 months ago
First half of the day is spent netting the fish which is sold in the evening.
Think livelihoods, not only jobs
Parineeta Dandekar of SANDRP speaks to India Water Portal about how healthy rivers--and not dams--are the best employment guarantees around. chicu posted 4 years 8 months ago
Two men fish from a small rowboat on the placid Ramganga near Harewali
Small scale fishworkers fishing for jobs elsewhere
Fishers livelihoods are being directly threatened by mechanised fishing methods and ecologically destructive fishing practices. Amita Bhaduri posted 4 years 8 months ago
Traditional fishers livelihoods are directly threatened by mechanised fishing methods (Source: Vikas Sahayog Kendra, Palamau)