Over the last 25 years, WOTR’s work has been featured in premier national and international publications in English and Indian languages, both offline and online. Some of the publications that have covered our work include but are not limited to National Geographic, Forbes Magazine, The Hindu, Times of India, Indian Express, Sakal Times, Sakaal (Marathi),Dainik Navjyoti (Hindi) India Climate Dialogue, India Water Portal, Navbharat Times (Hindi), Radio City, Terra Green, Punekar News and Financial Chronicle. WOTR’s media coverage spans both mediums and geographical regions. We always look forward to working with journalists, irrespective of their background.

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More crop per drop to save farmers

On the eve of World Water Day, Watershed Organisation Trust made a significant presentation to the law makers of the Maharashtra legislature, on the need to make agriculture climate-proof

Plastics in agriculture: entry point for carcinogens to food chain

While the step to ban plastic bags is welcome, there is a need to address plastic usage in all sectors, especially agriculture argues Senior Researcher ArjunaSrinidhi…

Government to pump in Rs 5,000 crore in next two years to increase micro irrigation footprints

Group micro-irrigation can be an effective way of increasing area under irrigation, finds a study by Watershed Organisation Trust…

Monday Musings: Aamir Khan silences critics with Paani Foundation

Editor of Hindustan Times Pune Abhay Vaidya acknowledges the role played by The Watershed Organisation Trust as knowledge partner in the SatymavaJayate…

Water budget: Accounting of water at the time of climate change

When the whole of Maharashtra reeled under drought, Kumbharwadi, a village in Ahmednagar was unscathed. How? Watch the video to know more.

WOTR wins international award

Transforming barren lands to lush green landscape is one of the many works of WOTR that won them the Land for Life Award 2017 from the United Nations Convention on Combating Desertification

Villagers get together to push desert back

The Watershed Organisation Trust has been awarded the prestigious 2017 UN Land for Life award for helping hundreds of villages to harvest and manage water in the drier regions of India.

WOTR bags UN award for work on land degradation

City-based Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) has been awarded the prestigious United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) ‘Land for Life Award’ 2017.

WOTR wins UN Award

For WOTR’s efforts to promote soil health and conserve water, the United Nations has recognised with Land for Life Award…

Focus on managing water demand

Pune-based Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) was awarded the prestigious (UNCCD)


How rural communities can be made more resilient to climate change

Our co-founder and Managing Trustee Crispino Lobo speaking at the UNFCCC.

Advantages and limitations of farm ponds

Our Senior Researcher,Dr. Eshwer Kale, speaking on the advantages and limitations of farm ponds to well-known anchor Ravish Kumar.

Importance of watershed development

Our Co-founder and Managing Trustee Crispino Lobo speaking on the importance of watershed development.

Crispino Lobo speaking at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit

Crispino Lobo speaking at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit