Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to share an article written by our researcher, Anuradha Phadtare on ‘Adapting agriculture to climate change by local communities: Evidence from Dhule and Ahmednagar villages’ published in the ‘Maharashtra Economic Development Council (MEDC) Monthly Economic Digest, Vol. XLVI No. 12, November 2017.
(Marathi, VCD, 25 Mins)
Damalwadi and Wazar were two drought prone villages of Maharashtra, where availability of drinking water was a perennial problem. The women were the most affected by this. The requirements to implement WOTR’s clean and safe drinking water project were do-able yet challenging.
This short film tells the story of how the Samyukt Mahila Samiti (Apex Body of Womenâ€™s Self Help Groups) challenged tradition and together resolved the water issue.