Sustainable Agriculture

GIS Services offered by WOTR

WOTR’s team can undertake detailed studies using GIS and RS technologies:

1. Impact Assessment/ Evaluation of Watershed Projects

Individual plot level analyses of a watershed: assessment of landuse changes, soil properties, groundwater level and water spread area, common property resources, etc.

AGRO-MET – Weather-based, Crop and Locale-specific Agro-Advisories serving farmers of rural rain-fed regions

The AGRO-MET, a component of the Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) project implemented in India by Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR), is supporting communities and local selfgovernments to use locale-specific climate forecasts and agri information for decision-making.

Weathering Climate Change

“Weathering Climate Change” is a short film that describes WOTR’s Agro-Meteorology component of Climate Change Adaptation Project and some of the real-time ground experiences. This component combines locale-specific Met-advisories and Agro-advisories for timely weather information to help farmers plan their agricultural activities.

System of Crop Intensification (SCI) – a booklet

A booklet on the methodologies, processes and impacts of field-trials of WOTR’s System of Crop Intensification (SCI).

 

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Agriculture market price fluctuations, changing livestock systems and Vulnerability Connect

A Case-study of Mhaswandi village in Maharashtra, India, it traces the impacts of livestock changes and its connect of agriculture and markets.

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System of Crop Intensification (SCI)

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(Eng; 2.43 mins) 

This is a showcase of WOTR’s methodology of Adaptive Sustainable Agriculture: System of Crop Intensification. This method is based on extensive field research and experiments. Promotion of organic fertilisers and low external inputs ensures high productivity as well as soil health. The film shows the results of the first field trials.

Weathering Climate Change

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(Language: English, Duration: 8.41 mins)

 

“Weathering Climate Change” is a short film that describes WOTR’s Agro-Meteorology component of Climate Change Adaptation Project and some of the real-time ground experiences. This component combines locale-specific Met-advisories and Agro-advisories for timely weather information to help farmers plan their agricultural activities. Also a web based initiative, it is marked by its unique automated platform and software to provide village wise weather trends that can be widely up scaled.

The advisories and met-forecasts are shared with the communities through phone and smses.

 

Climate Change: Challenges

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(Eng; 5.04 mins)

Crispino Lobo, Managing Trustee, WOTR outlines the challenges of the new issue of Climate Change, that is confronting the people in rainfed regions of India, highlighting their vulnerability to erratic changes in climatic patterns and the effects in can have on these communities.