Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to share a case study of 'Sattechiwadi' included as one of the best practices published in the Ministry of Environment and Forest, GOI National Report 2012 submitted to UNCCD. It gives an account of the activities implemented in Sattechiwadi (a hamlet of Hivargaon) Maharashtra and how specific land degradation problems were addressed.
A Comparative Study on the Energy Efficiency of the Smokeless Hot Water Chullah and the Traditional Chullah
Increasing industrialization, wasteful habits and unsustainable consumption patterns are escalating the environmental problems due to depletion of energy resources. Demands on the world’s energy requirements are increasing with growing population, economic improvement and urbanization. This increase in demand is mainly being met by non renewable sources of energy which constitute 80% of the fuel used. The unsustainable use of renewable resources and the generation of toxic wastes are destroying the biodiversity, environment and human health. The adoption of environmentally friendly technologies for industrial and domestic purposes is a good strategy for an ethical distribution and consumption. Owing to the far-reaching impacts of energy its use in supporting human activities, research and training on various aspects of energy and environment have assumed great significance….. Download