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Mhaswandi

When the fiery furnaces of nearby charcoal kilns were fed with wood from Mhaswandi verdant forests, its residents were happy, cash-rich and grateful to the rich timber merchants who acted as middlemen in the sale. It took a handful of years for the forests, the merchants and the money to vanish. Mhaswandi of today has won several awards for its efforts at Watershed Development and stands as an example of what a community can do when it determines to change.

What are we in for? – Rural dynamics in the context of Climate Change a look at Ahmednagar district

This is a book comprising 8 studies on different subjects – agriculture, gender, migration, peak oil, health – in the context of climate change. This set of studies emerged as an attempt to understand the rural communities of Ahmednagar district, as WOTR initiates the project on Climate Change Adaptation. The findings of these studies throw new meaning when looked at in the light of climate change (adaptation and mitigation) and looked at together with their interlinkages, the unintended effects (positive and negative) and also our maladaptative quick-fixes. The studies bring to fore the current context and its impacts.

 

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Gender Dimensions of Climate Change Adaptation

English, PP: 28, PDF: 198KB;

This is an exploration of perceptions of women and community regarding Climate Change.

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