Nikhil Shenai, from the Indian Institute of Human Settlement (IIHS), writes about encountering ‘the real world’ while out in the field and the almost Don Quixote/Sancho Panza-like dynamics he witnessed.
In 2016, as part of ASSAR, researchers from the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), visited Gulbarga Region in Karnataka and Latur Region in Maharashtra to talk to development officers and farmers about the devastating impacts of the recurrent drought.
In October 2016, as part of the ASSAR project, stakeholders from Bangalore’s government, civil society, and private and academic sectors met at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) Bangalore City Campus to think about Bangalore's water future.
Renie Thomas and Vijayasekaran Duraisamy from the Watershed Organisation Trust look at how communicating the distribution and availability patterns of groundwater to agrarian communities could lead to better management of this crucial resource.
Due to the serious water challenges in Jalna, a district in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra, India, WOTR initiated a TSP process called ‘The Water Situation in Rural Jalna in 2030: for Domestic and Livelihood Needs’.
The Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) recently held their second Transformative Scenario Workshop (TSP) to think critically about the future of water for domestic and livelihood needs in rural Jalna, India.
A new policy brief by WOTR highlights the varied risks and responses to heat stress among the different social categories in Maharashtra, thereby identifying the vulnerable groups as well as the important factors that affect vulnerability to heat stress.
The Indian Institutes for Human Settlements has published 'Adaptation as Innovation - lessons from smallholder farmers in rain-fed Karnataka', which documents eight innovative farmer stories from two districts in the state of Karnataka.