The article ‘Innovating for water security: Ferrocement Checkdams in Jalna District, Maharashtra’ gives an account of WOTR’s resourcefulness in building a ferrocement checkdam. In Adgaon village of Bhokdardan WOTR, with multiple discussions with community members about how to deal with the issue of water scarcity, came up with a solution of building ferrocement checkdam.
WOTR's path-breaking work in combating desertification and land degradation, is now brought out by Tudor Rose in association with the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). Arjuna Srinidhi and Marcella D'Souza write about our work in the semi-arid regions of central India in the new international publication 'A Better World'. In recognition of its efforts over the past 25 years, WOTR was also awarded the Land for Life Award in 2017 by the UNCCD.