Please read our response to 'an article on Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyan (JSA)' is published in the 'Economic and Political Weekly/ issue (Vol. 54, Issue No. 29, 20 Jul, 2019) at the following link. In 2015, the Government of Maharashtra launched the JSA, with the aim of making 25,000 villages in Maharashtra drought-free.
In this special feature published in the India Water Portal, WOTR's Arjuna Srinidhi (Senior Researcher, Climate policy), Marcella D'Souza (Director, WOTR Centre for Resilience Studies) and Crispino Lobo (Manging Trustee) discuss learnings and experiences from WOTR's efforts towards reporting on SDG targets.
"The multi-disciplinary and holistic approach followed by WOTR is central to the SDGs too, whose benefits lie in their capacity to integrate environmental, social and development challenges."