On May 1, 2020, WOTR brought together a diverse range of stakeholders including policy makers, government officials, researchers, corporate donor representatives, and development practitioners for a half-day virtual workshop in order to reach a consensus on Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) for building resilience to COVID-19 in rural Maharashtra.
Ray Of Hope [Ummeed Ki Kiran]
( English, DVD, 23 mins)
With the financial support of Concern India Foundation, WOTR took on the challenge of rejuvenating the drylands! “Ray of Hope” is a film about the WOTR-Wasundhara project in Metali and Sarkankopcha village (Dungarpur, Rajasthan).
The WOTR-Wasundhara program combining socio-economic empowerment with Watershed development has managed to break the vicious cycle of land degradation, water scarcity, poverty and migration and other associated issues, typical to most rural communities today. This is the story of how the poorest area in Rajasthan is now a scene of positive transformation.