Research AreasEcosystem Management, Land Management, Water Management
TimelineStart Date: 1 October 2009 | End Date: 30 September 2014
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:
- 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
- To disseminate best watershed management practices in the areas of integrated watershed management for developing capacity of different stakeholders.
Tagscommunity water sheds, integrated watershed management
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