Amita Bhaduri

Villagers’ shramdaan revives canal, enhances area under cultivation
Benefits of well-managed commons on livelihoods Amita Bhaduri posted 6 days 17 hours ago
Collective efforts revived the canal structure of Bichhiya dam bringing water to the village (Image: Foundation for Ecological Security)
Disasters build on the impacts of the past
A new UN University report indicates how disasters around the world are interconnected Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 3 days ago
When a cyclone and a pandemic combine (Image: UNU-EHS/Tanmay Chakraborty)
India needs to wake up to severe air pollution
With each new report, the number of polluted cities in India is increasing Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks ago
According to a Greenpeace India report released on January 21, 2020, 80 per cent of the country's cities are polluted by national standards (Image: Max Pixel, License CC0)
Transforming wall paintings into speaking walls
An innovative initiative for awareness building and communication on water quality issues Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks ago
Fluoride contamination is leaving villagers crippled, while authorities struggle to find solutions. (Image: India Water Portal)
Revival of Dohas in tribal Madhya Pradesh
Nala widening and deepening to increase water storage and recharge capacity of the stream Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 2 days ago
Dohas constructed in a stream in Dindori district. (Image: Action for Social Advancement)
Behaviour change by design, not by accident
Design processes if followed diligently can lead to robust interventions that have an effective impact Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 2 days ago
Total Sanitation Campaign program of the Government of India (Image: UNICEF and Department of Drinking Water Supply, GoI)
Lift irrigation cooperatives provide irrigation to tribal drylands
Existing government schemes and programmes offer good potential for scale-up these cooperatives in various states Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 3 days ago
Simalaghasi check dam across Panam river, Dahod constructed by NM Sadguru Water and Development Foundation (Image: NM Sadguru Water and Development Foundation)
How Paani Foundation harnesses the power of communication for social transformation
Committed to use the power of all forms of communication to bring about behavioral change and transformation at scale Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 6 days ago
Villagers participating in shramdaan for making watershed structures (Image: Paani Foundation)
Desilting their way to water sufficiency
Augmenting tank storage has good impact on the livelihood options of the poor and the marginalised. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 6 days ago
The village pond after the rehabilitation (Image: FES)
Learning about safe water practices and solutions
Safe water learning cards being used to train a wide spectrum of stakeholders Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks ago
Different combinations of safe water learning cards can be customised for a session based on the target audience (Image: INREM)
Tiny bytes of safe water education
How safe water learning cards can be further contextualized for training the frontline workers Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks ago
Dividing complex issues into neat modular flash cards (Image: INREM)
Kudrati kheti (natural farming) - A manual in Hindi
Farming the natural way - going back to the age old traditions and practices Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 1 day ago
Study calls for securing water sustainability in Chennai
Best practices for holistic urban water management in Chennai Metropolitan Area Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 2 days ago
These bright plastic jugs are ubiquitous in Chennai and Tamil Nadu. (Image: McKay Savage, Flickr Commons; CC BY 2.0)
Managing water commons through fishing cooperatives
The experience of the Foundation for Ecological Security in tribal Mandla, Madhya Pradesh Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 2 days ago
Fish harvesting by Changariya fishing cooperative, Mandla, Madhya Pradesh (Image: Foundation for Ecological Security)
Diversion-based irrigation systems
Experience of Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (India) in revitalizing the traditional phad irrigation system in hilly tribal villages of Western Madhya Pradesh Amita Bhaduri posted 3 weeks 4 days ago
Community members contribute voluntary labour required for laying the pipeline network and tank construction (Image: Anjali Aggarwal)
Reviving traditional water harvesting structures
A CSO-led holistic tank rehabilitation initiative launched in 2017 to restore the Chandela and Bundela tanks to their ancient glory Amita Bhaduri posted 4 weeks 2 days ago
Kishanpura tank, Tikamgarh district, Madhya Pradesh (Image: Strategy document BIWAL)
Gender-sensitive water management: A cornerstone for equitable outcomes
Need to place "gender" at the centre of both international and national water and sanitation agenda Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Women fetching water in Rajasthan (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
Study indicates no uranium in Kerala’s drinking water
MG University conducted the analyses of water sources across the state Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Drinking water sources can be contaminated with uranium to an extent by certain anthropogenic activities (Image: Pxfuel)
Mobilising communities against encroachment of water bodies
Pushing urban local governments to take adequate steps to protect water bodies Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Tapan Dighi (Image: Tapan Dighi Bachao Facebook Page)
Proactive action on green cooling to deal with the climate crisis
India’s decision to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol is a milestone in green cooling and will contribute significantly to climate action, says iFOREST Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month ago
Edited NASA PR image showing the ozone hole for 2014 over the south pole. Red is bad, blue is good, e.g., red means not as much ozone as blue. (Image: Stuart Rankin; CC BY-NC 2.0)