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Rural communities face the daily reality of resource insecurity – a combination of scarcity (insufficiency inaccessibility and unavailability), vulnerability (weakness subject to damage and hazards) and stress (use exceeds availability). It is a very real condition of everyday life that … Continue reading
Dry land farmers live dangerously. Their entire income is often dependent on a single season – the unpredictable Indian monsoon. A failed crop affects not just these farmers but also has dire implications for the landless poor. Being dependent on … Continue reading
The image of Indian Agriculture has become rather stereotypical – the poor, thin, debt ridden farmer begging the skies for rain, the suicidal Vidarbha farmer or the rich sugar baron / zamindar. Older people in the village complain that the … Continue reading
A few months ago, the people of WOTR’s project villages saw a large paper with advice on farming adorning walls in prominent places in the village. This paper was not largely ignored or casually torn/ spat on like the usual … Continue reading
“Ever thought about how much there is to learn from a glass of water?” This is how the session starts. A graphic is explained, leaving the audience a bit shocked. Then the facilitator makes 2 columns: Credit & Debit – … Continue reading
The Vulnerability Assessment Tool (VAT) is a unique tool developed by WOTR to assess vulnerabilities of communities in a particular area. It gives ‘indications’ of the vulnerability of communities to the hazard which they are most likely to face. The … Continue reading
Livelihood Training Program for YASHADA, Pune.