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No ordinary drought: Look what the poor in Uttar Pradesh are eating to survive

Two successive crop failures have brought the poor of Bundelkhand to the brink. The soil is too arid to plant the winter crop of wheat and families have begun to cut down on meals. http://scroll.in/article/728561/watch-these-stunning-time-lapse-videos-made-from-photos-online Supriya Sharma  · Dec 03, 2015 · 09:15 am Photo Credit: Supriya Sharma While her grandson Sultan nibbles on a …Read more »

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India’s Barefoot Water Scientists

In southern India, the climate is becoming unpredictable and drought more common. Indiscriminate pumping from shallow aquifers shared by many farmers has caused abnormal drops in water levels. When a well goes dry, a farmer loses his crop. Six thousand farmers have been trained in groundwater management by a project run by Indian NGOs and …Read more »

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Pool in: Participatory Groundwater Management in Telangana

A first in a series of films looking at Participatory Groundwater Management. This film features the work of Arghyam’s partner WASSAN (Watershed Support Services and Activities Network) in groundwater stressed parts of Telengana and Andhra Pradesh and the impact of bore well pooling on farmers in the region.