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.
Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to share a case study of 'Wankute', a village in Maharashtra published in the Ministry of Environment and Forest, GOI National Report 2010 submitted to UNCCD. It shows how comprehensive natural management is possible through holistic development and how community restoration of natural environment makes sustainability happen.
The entire report is available for download on ‘Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India’ website at http://www.moef.nic.in/sites/default/files/unccd-report_0.pdf