Amita Bhaduri

Support migrant workers through an inclusive recovery process: Rozgaar survey report
75% of the surveyed workers did not have any source of income post lockdowns, 45% reported difficulty due to food shortages and 31% had no access to healthcare Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months ago
Workers apprehensive of migrating back to destination states to look for work (Image: ILO Asia-Pacific)
Skilling and engaging first mile actors to enable local water management: Context, opportunities, and engagement possibilities
Based on conversations with Dr Tushaar Shah and Mr Ved Arya Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months 1 week ago
There is an urgency to create a database of such skilled persons and engage them in future programs or on a long-term basis through different engagement models. (Image: ForWater Partners)
Climate-induced migration surges in the Indian sub-continent
Extreme weather events induced by climate change can trigger displacements Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months 1 week ago
The monsoon rains flooded the plots of land beside the Yamuna river in Delhi, displacing families from their vegetable patches. (Image: Michael Foley; CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Swacchagrahis: The frontline workers of India's largest sanitation program
There is a need for long term sustained engagement of the skilled workforce for water and sanitation Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months 2 weeks ago
Swachhagrahis are the motivators for bringing about behaviour change concerning key sanitation practices in rural India. (Image: SBM)
Conservation of water commons through community fishery
The village institution collectively framed rules for the governance and management of these water commons Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months 2 weeks ago
The efforts have resulted in the revival of the ponds. (Image: FES)
Drinking water access to all in Bihar: Reach, benefits and challenges
Significantly reduced the daily drudgery of women in rural areas Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
The water requirement for the scheme is being fulfilled through borings, submersible pumps, and distribution pipelines implemented by the Department of Panchayati Raj, Government of Bihar. (Image: Sehgal Foundation)
COVID-19 and social protection: Impact in the agriculture sector
Lower transaction costs, minimal leakages, and immediate delivery make a strong case for direct cash transfers, says study. Amita Bhaduri posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
Access to credit increased farmers' expenditures on farm-related activities. (Image: Pixy.org)
Lights out to mark the Earth Hour
This year’s theme calls attention to climate change Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months ago
Through this year’s theme, awareness is being raised about the crisis of nature loss, climate change and global warming (Image: SomeCG, Pixabay)
Water footprint of food and cooking fuel
Rice and wheat have large water footprints in rural India Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months ago
Madhya Pradesh has the largest blue water footprint for food (334 m3/cap/year) and the blue water footprint from wheat contributes 87%. (Image: Pixabay)
Efforts towards skilling local communities in water management
Enhancing community based water resource management Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months ago
Women are involved in the process of developing the water budget from a gender lens. (Image: Samerth)
Sheroes: A tribute to women who value water
Beating odds, women water warriors deepen their work on water Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months ago
Rural women believe in the power of ‘water continuity’ or having sustained and intergenerational access to water resources (Image: Romit Sen)
Lessons from the Uttarakhand disaster
Experts blame it on projects in ecologically fragile zone Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months ago
Urban lake governance and sustainability
Applying the social-ecological system framework Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 1 week ago
Governing and sustaining an urban lake entails improvements in its social and ecological characteristics. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)Wiki
Climate change threatens water access for world’s poorest communities
Clean water plays a critical role in helping communities cope with climate change. Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 1 week ago
 Unless communities have access to a reliable and safe source of water, their health will suffer. (Image: WaterAid)
Are solar powered irrigation systems scalable in India?
Compendium on solar-powered irrigation in India Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 1 week ago
 Solar power has huge potential for application in the agriculture sector, especially in the irrigation space. (Image: IWMI)
Energising Bihar’s agriculture
IWMI’s novel experiment in Chakhaji village Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 1 week ago
Yatin Kumar, one of the early solar irrigation entrepreneurs in Chakhaji (Image: IWMI)
Decentralized water resources management
Role of village communities and rural local governments Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 1 week ago
A woman fetching water from the third tap in the house premises. (Image: Ajaya Kumar Behera)
India’s pandemic generation: Inching closer to ecological disasters
Battered by the impact of COVID-19 Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 1 week ago
Environmental crisis leading to more vulnerabilities among the marginalised communities. (Image: Pixabay)
Clean fuel choices of urban India’s poor
Insights from urban slum households across six states Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 1 week ago
PMUY should expand its reach to urban slum households, given that there are still households without LPG connections. (Image: Adam Cohn, (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))
Strengthening the frontline for water security
Challenges and aspirations of community champions and how programs can address them Amita Bhaduri posted 6 months 2 weeks ago
Kalyani Dash works with 150 households in the village directly and trains them on chemical-free farming techniques, water secure crop production, efficient water use in agriculture for a sustainable farming future as well as kitchen and nutrition gardening. (Image: FES)
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