Category Archives for Watershed Development

Sattechiwadi: Replenished the right way

As I descended from Pune-Nashik highway into Sattechiwadi (located at the foothills of Baleshwar-Sahyadri range), I had the distinct feeling of leaving the outer world. I thought about what would happen if one of us urbanites had to live here… … Continue reading

02. July 2011 by admin
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Copping Change

“You’re a cop, why do you work on water issues?” Rajesh Gupta, Deputy Inspector General, Intelligence, PHQ, Bhopal, has been asked this question umpteen number of times. “It’s because I’m a cop that I’m working on water issues,” he counters … Continue reading

30. April 2011 by admin
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Watershed development is just the beginning

“Being a woman how could I handle the responsibilities of VDC?” thought Dropadi of Khama village in Madhya Pradesh when she was elected Secretary of her Village Development Committee (VDC). Read that question again; let it sink in. Dropadi lacked … Continue reading

30. April 2011 by admin
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Training On Technical Issues In Watershed Development

The training program on Technical Issues in Watershed Development has been specially designed to expose the participants in the various treatments in Watershed Development. For Whom: The course is meant for Middle level and Junior level staff from the Govt. … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
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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

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
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WOTR Meets the World

Crispino Lobo Presents to the United Nations at their Green Economy Workshop “Where is the green economy?” said keynote speaker Dr. Robert Repetto, professor at the Yale School of Forestry, kicking off a three month United Nations conference on The … Continue reading

31. March 2011 by admin
Categories: Green Economy, March-News, Watershed Development, WOTR News | Leave a comment