ATREE team visits Moyar-Bhavani river basin in southern India as part of a scoping exercise to understand the landscapes and communities living within the sub-region.
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Arjun Srinivas, a researcher in ASSAR's India team, explains that the challenge for policymakers is to establish a robust policy architecture that is flexible, forward-thinking and enables farmers to adapt to disruptions.
Visiting WOTR's Sangamner sites - A photo-essay by Lucia Scodanibbio
Lucia Scodanibbio visited ASSAR's South Asia field sites with Georgina Cundill Kemp to see the great work that WOTR has been involved in over the past few years. This is her photo-essay of the field trip.
This photo essay looks at the living and working conditions of one of the most marginalised groups in India, Bangalore - namely the waste pickers.
Written by members of ASSAR from the WOTR, this working paper presents an example of how agricultural practices in rural Maharashtra, India have been – and continue to be – transformed in response to changing climates and additional stresses brought on by non-climatic aggravators.
Mind the Gap is a collation of pictures that depict the lived realities of the marginalised masses residing in informal settlements in and around Bangalore city. A beautiful read.
In this brief we describe how we are using migration to investigate two key questions: (1) How do vulnerabilities vary among social groups? (2) How are vulnerability patterns changing, and why?
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.
Bidisha Sinha, from WOTR, examines how games can help in teaching people about climate-related issues.
This new paper focuses on the ways that rural communities in the semi-arid region of Maharashtra, India, are vulnerable to heat stress and how they cope with its impacts.