Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to share an article written by our researcher, Anuradha Phadtare on ‘Adapting agriculture to climate change by local communities: Evidence from Dhule and Ahmednagar villages’ published in the ‘Maharashtra Economic Development Council (MEDC) Monthly Economic Digest, Vol. XLVI No. 12, November 2017.
The report by Climate Change Network South Asia (CANSA) presents 9 innovative and successful community based adaptation projects in India that are helping build climate resilience of children and women. The projects and practices featured demonstrate the importance of locally appropriate solutions, community ownership and multi-stakeholder partnerships in building resilience of the most vulnerable communities and can be used as models to develop and promote children- and women-centeric adaptation and disaster risk reduction best practices on a national scale.