Category Archives for Sustainable Agriculture

Water Budgeting

“What happens to the groundwater-tables when I plant Onions in my field? Is there a connection between what I plant, what other farmers plant and the water availability in the area? Is there a way I can visualize or estimate … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
Categories: Climate Change Adaptation, Sustainable Agriculture, Water | 1 comment

The Climate Change Adaptation Project: A Grassroots Initiative for People and the Planet

Wherever you were last year, you probably experienced extreme weather. Tied for the hottest year on record, 2010 included massive flooding in Pakistan and Australia, record blizzards in North America, and heat waves in Eastern Europe and India. The climate … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
Categories: Bio-Diversity, Climate Change Adaptation, Gender, Sustainable Agriculture, Water, Watershed Development | Leave a comment

8 Studies, 3 stories and a teaser

There is much written on the science of Climate Change, and much speculation on its dire impacts – the social and economic, the disasters of unpredictable rainfall, and extreme weather events combined with rising temperatures and seas. Most of these … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
Categories: Climate Change, Climate Change Adaptation, Gender, Sustainable Agriculture, Water | Leave a comment

Of Cabbages and Kings

Wrapping up WOTR’s 2011 Climate Change Conference – Sam Jewler and Radha Kunke “The time has come”, the Walrus said, “to talk of many things… of shoes – of ships — and sealing wax… Of cabbages and Kings” so said … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
Categories: Climate Change, Climate Change Adaptation, Gender, Green Economy, Peak Oil, Sustainable Agriculture, Water, Watershed Development | Leave a comment

WOTR’s Recommendations to the Finance Minister of India

Crispino Lobo, Co-founder and Managing Trustee of WOTR, was invited to present his recommendations for the Agriculture sector to the Finance Minister as part of his pre-budget consultations. Excerpts of the recommendations: Combating Climate Change and Poverty Through Sustainable Development … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
Categories: Climate Change Adaptation, Green Economy, March-News, Sustainable Agriculture, WOTR News | Leave a comment

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