There is an urgent need to create mechanisms to empower widows in Yavatmal and Vidarbha, and give them the support they need to pick up the pieces of their lives and move forward. However, such initiatives are rare. One of the few such projects for the welfare of the helpless women is run by Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) and its sister organization Sampada Trust.
Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to announce the publishing of an article by Vinit Raskar Adding value to farm pond implementation with geospatial information in India Geospatial Digest May 2014. This article presents the findings from the farm pond implementation study done with using geospatial information in villages of Sangamner and Akole talukas of Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra state. The article describes the key components of farm pond implementation and how Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) has planned and started implementation of farm ponds along with regular soil-water conservation (SWC) work under Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) project in selected regions of Maharashtra.
The article is available here