The road to sustainability
Organic farming is more economical (cost of inputs), uses less water (no need for large dams), and produces more yield.
India’s water problem has a simple solution
Reducing its use in agriculture is the most effective way of solving India’s water problem.
Transforming livelihoods through farm ponds
Farm ponds aid in superior water control through the harvesting of rainfall, surface run-off and subsurface flows.
Water conservation fee: improving or increasing the crisis?
Merely imposing a cost to curb the growing extraction is not enough.
How an army of women in Vellore resurrected a river that once served as their lifeline
A small team of women build 600 wells to revive a dead river!
It’s time to tax groundwater use
For the country’s food security and for alleviating poverty, Water Conservation Fee is definitely the much-awaited reform.
Re-reading Tagore to Become Human
"... we are all willing to pay a premium to experience natural surroundings which offer nutriment to the soul"
As waste goes out, a dying river returns to life in Kerala
Thick layers of water weeds and waste dumped into the waterway for over a decade were removed.
Maharashtra goes Doha for water
How the inexpensive Doha model of groundwater recharge is saving the livelihoods of farmers in Maharashtra. Doha is a low-cost, eco-friendly water ...