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Enhancing rural livelihoods through participatory watershed development in India

Cathryn Turton

Enhancing rural livelihoods through participatory watershed development in India

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Published by Overseas Development Institute in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCathryn Turton and John Farringdon.
SeriesUK, ODI Natural Resource Perspectives -- 34
ContributionsFarringdon, J., Overseas Development Institute.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18399945M

Development through convergence-Enhancing rural livelihoods through watershed development Leisa India, No 4, , Bangalore January 1, published in special issue for combating Title: Commissioner, Fisheries at . The Centre of Ecology & Rural Development (CERD) is an Indian organisation which is part of the Pondicherry Science was exclusively formed for taking up meaningful interventions in Health, Sanitation, Natural Resource Management, Energy, Watershed management and ICT for development. This is to certify that the thesis entitled “Community Participation and Sustainable Livelihoods: A Study on Watershed Management in Odisha” being submitted by Ms. Suman Devi, Roll No. HS, to the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India.


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through watershed development (WD) on the livelihoods of the rural com-munities. This is done by assessing the programme in the context of a sustainable rural livelihoods framework, that is, looking at its impact on the five types of capital assets and strategies required for the means of living.

Enhancing rural livelihoods through participatory watershed development in India book article also examines the vulnerability and stability of these capital assets, as.

The livelihood enhancing project along with watershed lines in the 2 villages is being undertaken, where people are to be organized to successfully implement watershed development. Various village level institutions like Gram Panchayat and Village Development Committee (VDC) are involved to plan, implement and monitor the project.

Enhancing Rural Livelihoods by Enriching Practice and Influencing Policy PREFACE Non Government Organisations (NGOs) have played a major role in improving rural livelihoods in the country. During the pre and post Independence days they were largely involved in providing relief and welfare services and promoted social reforms.

Many. Watershed development programmes in India and worldwide are increasingly empha- sising flexibility, participatory processes and institution building so as to fulfil “all the demands of the Agenda 21”in one shot (Rhoades, ).

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics ICRISAT. (31/12/). Bhoosamrudhi: Improving Rural Livelihoods through Innovative Scaling-up of Science-led Participatory Enhancing rural livelihoods through participatory watershed development in India book for Development_Progress Report, Hyderabad, India: International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT).Author: Sreenath Dixit.

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Correct citation: Lakew Desta, Carucci, V., Asrat Wendem-Ageňehu and Yitayew Abebe (eds). Community Based Participatory Watershed Development: A Guideline.

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIAFile Size: 2MB. Development through Convergence – Enhancing rural livelihoods through Watershed Development. Drought although occurs as a natural phenomenon, human interventions also induce droughts, increasing the vulnerability of the poor in the semi arid regions.

Watershed development is found to be an appropriate drought proofing solution to address the issue of drought and desertification. Enhancing livelihoods through participatory watershed development in India. This discussion document is one of a series that cover practical applications of sustainable livelihood (SL) approaches within natural resource management.

It describes the impact of watershed development (WSD) programmes on rural by: PARTICIPATORY WATERSHED MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE RURAL LIVELIHOODS IN INDIA Background As the international development goals have widened from merely increasing food production to include poverty reduction and environmental sustainability, protecting the environment is a big challenge for developing nations, and greater emphasis should.

Enhancing rural livelihoods through participatory watershed development in India. "India is remarkable not only in the scale of its wastelands, and in the volume of government funds committed to reversing degradation, but especially in Enhancing rural livelihoods through participatory watershed development in India book attempt to link environmental improvement and poverty reduction.

One of the successful cases, the on-farm Adarsha watershed at Kothapally in Andhra Pradesh, India, is described hereunder. The watershed is Enhancing rural livelihoods through participatory watershed development in India book in Kothapally village (longitude 78° 5’ to 78° 8’E and latitude 17° 20’ to 17° 24’N) in Ranga Reddy district, Andhra Pradesh, nearly 40 km from ICRISAT Centre, Size: 1MB.

Innovation in participatory watershed development to improve natural resource productivity and rural livelihoods Grant Milne Series 1, Note No. 3 India: Karnataka Watershed Development “Sujala” Project Background Karnataka, a state in the south-west of India, has a total land area ofkm2 and a population.

About million rural poor reside in about poorest districts of the country that constitute rainfed areas. If one looks at the overall agricultural pattern across the country, almost 85 million ha, that is, about 60% of the million ha of cultivable land is under rainfed conditions.

Watershed development in India. Watershed development is not a new concept in India and a peek into history shows that the people of India have adapted by either living along river banks or by harvesting, storing, and managing rainfall, runoff and stream flows.

Most of India’s water management has been at the community level, relying upon diverse. India’s watershed development programs are one of the Government of India’s (GOI) principal tools for poverty reduction in rural areas. Poverty in India is concentrated in the drylands, hilly and tribal areas; one of the ascribed causes for which is the poor perf ormance of India’s rainfed Size: 2MB.

BACKGROUND: A participatory watershed management approach is one of the tested, sustainable and eco‐friendly options to upgrade rain‐fed agriculture to meet growing food demand along with additional multiple benefits in terms of improving livelihoods, addressing equity Cited by: Watershed development has emerged as a crucial intervention to strengthen natural resource-based livelihoods in semi-arid areas in India.

It has evolved from an infrastructure-heavy, top-down approach, into an increasingly participatory process aimed at building rural adaptive capacity to deal with climate change and other risks such as water scarcity and natural resource by: 7. Livelihood Enhancement through Participatory Watershed Development: A Study of Malwa Region (MP) National Seminar on Rural Transformation and Changing Agrarian Relations in India, MPSSR, Ujjain: 6: SRI Interventions in Orissa and Andhra Pradesh: 3 rd National Symposium on SRI India at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University: 7.

s rural development paradigm on small family farms with its almost total focus on agricultural production issues, much of the work on sustainable rural livelihoods has focused on migration and income diversification, and even the deagrarianisation of rural areas (Bryceson and Jamal, ; Bryceson et al., ).

It therefore hasFile Size: KB. Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation (BRLF) was set up by the Government of India as an independent society under the Ministry of Rural Development, to scale up civil society action in partnership with the central and state governments.

The Union Cabinet decided to form Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation (BRLF) through a cabinet decision on 3rd. The watershed development programmes have been hailed as an important agent for overall rural development in India by enhancing livelihoods through natural resource management.

The tenure for these government-funded projects end after five years but the benefits of the project are expected to be taken forward beyond the project duration through Author: Sucharita Sen. Watershed development is the focus of poverty alleviation programs in rural India.

Watershed projects aim to solve problems of externalities, but they also create their own externalities, which cause uneven distribution of costs and benefits that undermine project objectives and harm the poor.

Numerous approaches exist to internalize externalities, including awareness creation, moral Cited by:   Thus, watershed as a unit enables planners and implementing agency to consider all inputs, processes and expected outputs systematically which are essential for a holistic development approach.

In a country like India, where the majority of the population is engaged in livelihoods largely dependent on the natural resource such as agriculture. Enhancing livelihoods through participatory watershed development in India (Vol. Working paper results of research presented in preliminary form for discussion and critical comment).

London, United Kingdom: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United by: 1. A new approach to watershed management Watershed management has evolved and passed through several developmental stages. In the initial stages, it was a subject of forestry and forestry-related hydrology.

The involvement of people was not an issue. It was solely an. Livelihoods India was initiated in as a national level initiative to bring together diverse stakeholders on a single platform to discuss critical issues that impede and afflict the livelihoods of the poor.

ACCESS Development Services set up this platform in order to understand and assess the key issues and challenges that the poor face in.

Enhancing Rural Livelihoods through Participatory Watershed Development in India, (). Estimation of relationships for limited dependent variables, ().

Farmers perceptions and adoption of new agricultural technology: Evidence from analysis in Burkina Faso and Guinea, Author: P.S. Badal, Pramod Kumar and Geeta Bisaria. The Development Support Center (DSC) is a resource organization that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of Participatory Natural Resource Management (PNRM) and Sustainable livelihoods.

WOTR is a not-for-profit NGO founded in operating currently in 7 Indian states – Maharashtra, Telangana, Seemaandhra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Odisha WOTR is recognised widely as a premier institution in the field of participatory Watershed Development and Climate Change Adaptation.

Its unique strength lies in its on-field experience and in a systemic, participatory. Impacts and evidence base for building climate resilience. There is ample evidence in India that nature-based IWSM solutions provide multiple benefits through the conservation of natural resources and enhancement of livelihoods [1] [2] [3] [5].To provide a comprehensive assessment of watersheds in India, a macro-level evaluation of micro-watersheds was conducted through meta-analysis [2].

Over 79% of the farmers indicated the occurrence of soil erosion on their farm fields and some 59% reported the trend was increasing for twenty years, More than km soil-bunds and greater than 4 km stone-bunds were constructed on farmlands and on grazing fields through farmer participatory watershed development by: 5.

South Asian Credit Access Credit Access in Rural Sri Lanka; ICT as a: Development Instrument in Rural Nepal.: 5.

Rural Development through Peoples Partici- pation: Human Health and Sustainable Development;: Role of Sustainable Energy; Participatory: Watershed Development in India; WSD and: Impact on Livelihoods.

A growing global population means rising demand for food, but agriculture is facing many challenges. By understanding those challenges, identifying solutions and measuring the impacts of our activities, we aim to improve farmer livelihoods, make farming a more attractive and sustainable option for.

1 Participatory Watershed Development and Management Promotion of social mobilization and community driven decision making. Watershed treatments and village development.

2 Enhancing Livelihood Opportunities Farming systems improvement. Value addition and marketing support. Income generating activities for vulnerable groups 3 Institutional. Chapter 6 - Using rapid or participatory rural appraisal.

Jules N. Pretty and Simplice D. Vodouhê. Jules N. Pretty is the Director of the Sustainable Agriculture Programme, International Institute for Environment and Development, London. Simplice D. Vodouhê is a Lecturer in Extension Science, Faculty of Agriculture, National University of Benin, Cotonou, Benin.

The concept of integrated and participatory watershed development and management has emerged as the cornerstone of rural development in the dry and semi-arid regions of India.

Over the years the country has been making increasing investments in this area with the objective of enhancing the production potential of rainfed agriculture. Publications - We at Development Support Centre are Service Provider of Features of DSCs Training Activities, Recognition as Training, Communication and Information Services, Women Savings and Credit Cooperative and Agricultural & Farm Consultants in Bopal, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

record on a pdf, development-oriented and multi-disciplinary approach to rural and sustainable development in the PRC and is recognized in this field, both nationally and internationally.

It operates with a team of qualified professionals- 10 professors, 24 associate professors and senior researchers and 9 assistant Size: KB.Enhancing Economic Sustenance through Watershed development in the Malapadu region, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh; Enhancing livelihoods in the tribal belt of Southern Rajasthan through participatory natural resources management (Rajasthan) Sustainable Agriculture & Improving Livelihood Opportunities of Small and Marginal Farmers (Bangalore).WOTR commenced its work in the Ebook state of Rajasthan in In Rajasthan, WOTR has worked ebook 45 projects in 5 districts till date, across the thematic areas of Soil and Water Conservation, Livestock Development, Capacity Building and Training, Institution Building, Linkage building, Sustainable Adaptive Agriculture, Alternate Energy, Rural Livelihoods and Gender Inclusion and Women’s.