Madhya Pradesh

Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) commenced its work in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh in 2006.  In Madhya Pradesh, WOTR has worked on 14 projects, across the thematic areas of Natural Resource Management through watershed development, climate change adaptation and child growth monitoring.

WOTR has implemented 12 watershed development projects and 2 climate change adaptation projects covering an area of 34,398 hectares (ha.), thus, impacting over 42,448 people across 93 villages in four districts. Out of these 93 villages, WOTR has provided capacity building/extension support to 5 partner NGOs/PIAs for implementation of projects in 28 villages covering total geographical area of 5,057 ha  and over 5,000 people.

Its involvement in over 175 women run Self Help Groups (SHGs), micro-finance, trainings and other initiatives have benefitted over 3,300 women. 2,900 farmers have been benefitted through trainings, farmer field schools, agriculture demonstrations and locale-crop specific agro-advisories carried out under out Adaptive Sustainable Agriculture intervention. WOTR provided capacity building/extension support to 5 partner NGOs/PIAs for implementation of projects under various programs in 28 villages covering total geographical area of 5,057 ha.  and over 5,000 people.

WOTR has partnered with 106 villages development committees and 7 government and nongovernment institution for its various projects implemented in Madhya Pradesh. WOTR has played role of Capacity Building and Project Implementation are the roles played by WOTR.

Sr.

Project Name

Funder

Project Duration

Location

Area

Population Covered

Project Thematic Area

Status

1

Natural Resource Management along watershed lines

 

Andheri-Hilfe Bonn

3 years

8 villages in Mandla, Jabalpur & Katni districts

5,057 ha

4,292

  • Watershed Development
  • Livelihood development
  • Strengthening of Village institution 
  • Child Growth Monitoring 

Completed

2

Natural Resource Management and Livelihood Promotion

RBS Foundation

3 years

3 villages in Mandla district

930 ha

1,827

  • Natural Resource Management
  • Strengthening of Village institution 
  • Livelihood development

Completed

3

Climate Change Adaptation Program

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation(SDC)

2 years

8 villages in Mandla district

2,859 ha

4,866

  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Water Budgeting
  • Disaster Risk Reduction 

Completed

4

IWMP

Government of Madhya Pradesh

4 years

11 villages in Mandla district

6,909 ha

7,866

  • Watershed Development
  • Agriculture productivity Enhancement
  • Livelihood Promotion

Ongoing

5

Climate change adaptation

RBS Foundation

3 years

6 villages in Mandla district

2,260 ha

3,254

  • Eco system regeneration
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Water Budgeting

Disaster Risk Reduction 

Ongoing

List of partners:

Funding Partners

Andheri-Hilfe Bonn

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation(SDC)

RBS Foundation

HDFC Bank Limited

IDS, Chicago

Bread for the World, Germany

Government of Madhya Pradesh

Knowledge Partners

Rani Durgawati University, Jabalpur

XIDAS, Jabalpur

WALMI- Bhopal

SRID, Jabalpur

Summary of coverage through Projects

Year

No. of District covered

No. of villages Covered

Area Covered

(in ha.)

No. of beneficiaries benefited

2012-13

02

18

5855

9948

2013-14

03

37

19091

20066

2014-15

04

50

26430

27611