Implementation of 9 model watersheds projects in UP, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kanataka, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat.

Published on 31 March 2011

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Start Date: 1 October 2009 | End Date: 30 September 2014

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The overall goal of this initiative is to improve the livelihoods of rural poor in fragile dryland areas on a sustainable basis by enhancing the impact of integrated watershed management programs in the country through capacity-building initiatives using model community watersheds as sites of learning in different agro-ecoregions

The specific objectives are:

  1. To establish four Model  community watershed Sites of Learning in three target rainfall zones (<700 mm and 700  to 1100 mm, and > 1100 mm rainfall per annum) for demonstrating the potential of rainfed areas by adopting integrated water resource management approach;  and
  2. To disseminate best watershed management practices in the areas of integrated watershed management for developing capacity of different stakeholders.

 

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One Response to “Implementation of 9 model watersheds projects in UP, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kanataka, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat.”

  1. I am working as the executive Director of Pudukkottai Multipurpose social serveive society, Pudukkottai, Tamilnadu.

    I would like to learn and implement watershed projects for my district.

    How can I go about it? Whom should I approach?

    May I request you to help me out.

    Thank you very much.

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