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WOTR Manager Ajay Shelke participates in an international conference in Uganda, Africa

We are happy to inform you that Ajay Shelke, Manager at Watershed Organisation Trust, was recently engaged in an international conference the 11th Information Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) Conference, in Kampala, Uganda.

The conference was held between April 30 and May 2, 2019. Over 900 attendees across 85 countries and over 440 organizations and 200 speakers shared their expertise at ICT4DConference. The main aim of the conference was to explore ways of applying digital technology to development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges.

WOTR engages in capacity building and training in Malawi, Africa

We are delighted to inform you that WOTRIndia's Deputy General Manager, Harish Daware, has been engaged in capacity building and technical training on watershed development in #Malawi, in southeastern Africa. These training sessions to officials of the Emmanuel International Ministry, an NGO in Malawi and those in Department of Land Resource Conservation took place between April 22 and 26, 2019.

Land, Labor, and Agricultural Innovations in a Semi-arid Region of Maharashtra, India: The Case of Bhojdari Village

We are happy to share a woking paper written by Koichi Fujita (Kyoto University), Yogesh Shinde (Watershed Organization Trust, Pune) and Ramkumar Bendapudi (Watershed Organization Trust, Pune). It is one of the research outcomes of the Grant-in-Aid No. 16H01896 on “New Developmental Stage of South Asian Agriculture and Rural Economies” (FY 2016-2020), represented by Dr. Koichi Fujita, Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University.

Prakash Keskar takes over as Executive Director, WOTR. Marcella D’Souza to continue as Director, WOTR-Centre for Resilience Studies (W-CReS)

Announcement: Prakash Keskar takes over as Executive Director, WOTR. Marcella D’Souza to continue as Director, WOTR-Centre for Resilience Studies (W-CReS)
We are pleased to share with you news about important changes in the senior leadership team at Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR).

WOTR was felicitated by the Rotary Club of Bombay

We are delighted to inform you that WOTR was felicitated by the Rotary Club of Bombay, in an award ceremony held in Mumbai on February 12, 2019. As a part of the felicitation, our Managing Trustee and co-founder Crispino Lobo was presented with the Social Service Club Award for 2018-2019. Mr. Lobo was awarded for his "dedication to resource conservation and community empowerment". The award was presented by President of the Rotary Club of Bombay, Vijay Jatia. https://bit.ly/2SCDvFG

Crispino Lobo conferred Social Service Club Award 2018-2019

We are delighted to inform you that WOTR was recently felicitated by the Rotary Club of Bombay, in an award ceremony held in Mumbai on February 12, 2019. As a part of the felicitation, our Managing Trustee and co-founder Crispino Lobo was presented with the Social Service Club Award for 2018-2019. Mr. Lobo was awarded for his "dedication to resource conservation and community empowerment". The award was presented by President of the Rotary Club of Bombay Vijay Jatia. For more details, please see https://bit.ly/2SCDvFG.

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