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Improving livelihoods and resilience through community watersheds

By W D Dar and S P Wani


Improved water management offers a range of benefits to people living in the dryland tropics, where water is scarce. Watershed programmes based on active participation of the rural population bear the potential to ensure food security, contribute to economic growth and help conserve natural resources. An ICRISAT programme in India provides an example of a science-led, knowledge-based approach in this field

Topics: Watershed Management
Publisher: DLG-Verlag GmbH
Year: 2012
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