Environment Management
 
Water pollution, Unavailability of drinking water etc.

Water pollution, Unavailability of drinking water etc.


India, with a population of over one billion, has almost 300 million people living in 600 towns and cities. Unfortunately, most of these towns and cities are unable to cope with the rapid pace of urbanisation, and risk in the future reaching very high levels of pollution. Water pollution,Unavailability of drinking water, inadequate sanitation, open dumping of waste and loss of forest cover are some of the related problems...

Sustainable Civil Society Initiative to Address Global Environmental Challenges: Interventions in Farmers Adaptation Cluster

Sustainable Civil Society Initiative to Address Global Environmental Challenges: Interventions in Farmers Adaptation Cluster


This document analyses the interventions carried out in the Farmers' Adaptation Cluster of the Sustainable Civil Society Initiative to address Global Environmental Challenges, for a total of 281 farmers representing nearly 395 hectares of land. The study was taken up by Development Alternatives with support from Climate Change and Development Division of the Embassy of Switzerland in India, with an aim of enhancing the agricultural productivity of the region, while providing co-benefits of a low carbon development.

Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP-Niwari) in the Niwari

Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP-Niwari) in the Niwari


Enhancement of agricultural productivity using watershed technology and building community partnerships for management of water resources.



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