Amita Bhaduri

Building leadership of women at the grassroots
A training guide for women's leadership school Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago
Empowering women to become agents of their own development (Image: Debika Goswami)
Championing community mobilisation to conserve water resources
Farmers switch over to millets in this semi-arid village in Andhra Pradesh due to the efforts of a woman water champion. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago
FES community resource person Pareshamma interacting with farmers on water conservation practices at Thamballapalle village in Chittoor district (Image: Foundation for Ecological Security)
Deepor Beel faces moderate contamination and ecological risk, says study
First of its kind assessment of heavy metal pollution and potential ecological risk for surficial sediments of Deepor Beel through indexing. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 1 week ago
Deepor Beel sits in the heart of the Indian city of Guwahati (Image: Hirakjyoti Bayan CC BY-SA 4.0)
Data ecosystem in smart cities
Implications for technology based interventions during the pandemic: Lessons from India Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 2 weeks ago
National data policies need to promote standardisation and encourage local innovation (Image: Wikimedia Commons; CC BY-SA 3.0 DE)
Billions lack access to WASH services
If trends persist, billions will be left without critical, life-saving WASH services, says a SDG monitoring report

Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
Between 2016 and 2020, the global population with safely managed drinking water at home increased from 70% to 74% (Image: Pxhere)
Aspirational Districts Programme, a successful model of local development, says UNDP report
India’s tap water supply increases four-fold in 117 aspirational districts Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 4 weeks ago
UNDP India released an appraisal report on transformation of 112 most backward districts recently (Image: Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0)
A just energy transition roadmap
iFOREST looks at challenges and opportunities for a post-coal future in its new report Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 4 weeks ago
How the demand for coal is transforming the environment and the people who depend on it (Image: Wilson-Centre, Environmental Change and Security Program, Flickr Commons, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Climate change likely to affect agricultural productivity in Maharashtra
Climate analysis predicts mismatch in rainfall and temperature patterns with crop phenology: Soybean, Cotton, Wheat and Gram crops at risk, finds Institute for Sustainable Communities study across three major regions of Maharashtra. Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 4 weeks ago
Maharashtra faces an increasing risk from climate change which is likely to impact the production of four major crops - Soybean, Cotton, Wheat and Gram.  (Image: BAIF Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Lakshadweep Islands: Rising sea levels may inundate some islands
Major coastal erosion predicted in Lakshadweep Islands by 2030, says IIT study Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months ago
Coastal protection measures need to be taken now (Image: Pixabay)
Toxic chemicals: A barrier to safe drinking water
Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates in drinking water: A health challenge Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months ago
Water treatment facilities are incapable of removing many chemical compounds and need to be upgraded (Image: PxHere)
Living with droughts
Special report on drought calls for new management approach Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 1 week ago
Drought resilience partnerships at the national and local levels will be critical to managing drought (Image: Pixabay; hbieser)
Rejuvenating springs in western Arunachal Pradesh
Keeping the traditional water sources alive through science-based interventions Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 2 weeks ago
Construction of trenches in the catchment area of Jongjong Gapsa Ri (Image: Phurpa Sangey)
Irrigation from thin air
A super-absorbent gel could help the world's drought-hit farmers Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
The water-absorbing gel has performed well under lab conditions. (Image:  IWMI Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Rural realities amid second COVID surge in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
Rural areas emerge as sites of mass COVID outbreaks Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
COVID-19 has had an adverse impact on the livelihood of people doing small jobs due to lockdown. (Image: Gospel for Asia; Wikimedia Commons)
Social solidarity model in COVID-19 times
Kitchen gardening to ensure nutrition security for vulnerable families Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
Kitchen garden project helps people in pandemic times (Image: Utthan)
Community owned solutions strengthen rural resilience
A local NGO has set up community grain bank services and has mobilised farming families to grow their own vegetables and ensure food security during the COVID-19 crisis in a village in Uttar Pradesh. Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 3 weeks ago
Managing community grain banks (Image: Shramik Bharti)
The lessons learnt from Cyclone Yaas
Tropical cyclones are expected to increase in intensity with climate change Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 4 weeks ago
Cyclone Yaas slammed into the north Odisha coast near Balasore on May 26, 2021 (Image: NASA Earth Observatory)
From water carriers to water entrepreneurs
Women become active leaders in the iJal value chain Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 4 weeks ago
iJal bridged the gender gap through economic empowerment and reduced the water collection drudgery for women (Image: Safe Water Network)
Challenges in planning faecal sludge management systems
Containment design and construction deviations from norms impact sanitation chain Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 4 weeks ago
Empty faecal sludge drying bed (Image: Lars Schoebitz; Flickr Commons)
Second wave, new challenges: Civil society on the frontlines
How community radio is helping in times of COVID Amita Bhaduri posted 3 months 4 weeks ago
Involved in COVID relief (Image: SM Sehgal Foundation)
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