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Category: Watershed Management


Maharashtra Farm Ponds: accelerating groundwater exploitation, rather than harvesting rain?

Farm ponds dotting the agricultural fields immediately grab your attention as you enter Hiwargaon Pawasa – a small village of about 1500 population in Sangamner Taluka of Ahmadnagar District. The village is located just off NH-50, the national highway connecting…

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Digging deeper into water scarcity after watershed development

Above: Watershed measures in Maharashtra Photo: WOTR ~ Guest Post by Zareen Pervez Bharucha  Farmer after farmer had the same story: fields were parched, wells were empty, it was painful to see the land crack up and peel away like the…

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