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ICCG Best Climate Practices Award. The best projects for building resilience to climate disaster risk

The Initiative on Climate Change Policy and Governance is an initiative that focuses on climate policy and governance aspects, with an aim to encourage interaction between political scientists, economists and business. As part of this, the ICCG organizes the Best Climate Practices Contest annually to collect innovative methods of tackling climate change from all over the world which have potential for upscaling.  The theme of the 2017 edition of the BCP Contest was “Building local resilience to climate disaster risk”.
 

WOTR wins nomination for the Best Climate Practices 2017

We are glad to share with you that our Initiative ‘Water Stewardship’ is shortlisted for the Best Climate Practices Award 2017, by International Centre for Climate Governance, Italy. Our initiative ‘Promoting Water-Stewardship for Water and Food Security in Semi-Arid Regions’ is nominated for the Award under the theme ‘Building local resilience to climate disaster risk’.  

WOTR felicitated by Shri. Devendra Fadnavis for its role as Knowledge Partner in ‘Satyameva Jayate Water Cup 2016’

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WOTR had been the knowledge partner for the ‘Satyameva Jayate Water Cup 2016’. Dr. Marcella D’Souza, Executive Director and our Managing Trustee, Mr.Crispino Lobo were felicitated by Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra on 15 August 2016 in Mumbai. Also present on this occasion were Aamir Khan & Kiran Rao, founders of Paani Foundation and Vallabh Bhansali, Chairman, ENAM Group.
 
As a Knowledge Partner in the first ‘Satyameva Jayate Water Cup 2016’, WOTR was involved in designing and providing technical and leadership training for the villagers. WOTR’s engineers provided on-site technical support in planning and execution of the soil and water conservation (SWC) measures during the contest period. WOTR also played a crucial role in designing the assessment parameters and process for deciding the winners of the contest. 
 

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