Nations around the world have recognized that the adverse effects of climate variations and change have a significant bearing on the food, water and livelihood security of millions of people. Greatest risks persist in economically less developed countries, where people’s lives and livelihoods are highly vulnerable to stressors such as erratic rainfall, droughts, floods or cyclones.
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.