Water management is our responsibility and our right

Water planning and budgeting by empowered Jal Sahelis in Bundelkhand BACKGROUND The Bundelkhand region in North India is presently known as water-starved terrain. A persistent drought situation in the area has not been addressed by the drought declaration criteria or drought management manual of the state. In such a condition, the burden of fetching and… Continue reading Water management is our responsibility and our right

Community led resource efficient agriculture in Bundelkhand

Enabling farmer community for collective local planning and resource management BACKGROUND Bundelkhand, a semi-arid region in Central India, is characterized by poor human development indicators and degraded natural resources. Agriculture is the mainstay of the economy, with 90 percent of the population being dependent on agriculture and 75 percent of agriculture are rain-fed. Poor productivity… Continue reading Community led resource efficient agriculture in Bundelkhand