Food & Water: Tools

PostedonApr. 27, 2014in Food and Water

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Resources for Food & Water: Tools

  1. A guide to rain water harvesting by Centre for Science and Environment and Components of a Rainwater Harvesting System (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  2. Simple methods for rain water harvesting in different types of houses, on Chennai Metro Water website. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  3. Playing games to save water: Collective action games for groundwater management in Andhra Pradesh – an innovative use of collective action games to not only measure propensity for cooperation, but to improve local understanding of groundwater interrelationships and stimulate collective governance of groundwater, based on a pilot study in Andhra Pradesh (checked on 16 Apr. 2018)

  4. Construction of a small size farm pond on India Water Portal website. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  5. Converting dried-up bore wells as groundwater recharge wells by Venkata Ramamohan Ramachandrula. The bore well recharge technology which was found effective in hard-rock hydrogeological conditions, especially in lowrainfall regions with intense rainfall events, could be used to enhance agricultural productivity and farmers’ income. (checked on 26 Jul. 2018)

  6. IIT Gandhinagar scientists develop irrigation maps of India – Written by R. Prasad, this article is about High-resolution maps of major agroecological zones are available from 2000 onwards. The maps will be updated every year. (checked on 30 Dec. 2016)

  7. Reed bed or Planted Filter for grey water treatment is described by Rainwater Club, Bangalore. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  8. Public Water for All is the first module of the water justice toolkit and includes tools to support local campaigns to defend and reclaim public water and sanitation services. (checked on 5 Apr. 2017)

  9. Information on Decentralised Waste Water Treatment provided by Centre for Science and Environment. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  10. Watershed development for the marginalised on DDS website. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  11. Composting kitchen waste – methods for adoption in urban areas. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  12. Growing food in large cities and urban areas on Urban Leaves website. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  13. India for Safe Food provides tips – solutions for ensuring that we consume safe food (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  14. Organic Farms – This list contains information on organic farms (located across the country) that has appeared in the Organic Farming Sourcebook published by the Organic Farming Association of India. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  15. How to remove pesticides from vegetables and fruits directions issued by Centre for Science and Environment (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  16. Know Your Diet, is a personalized online diet tool from CSE to enable people to have their food habits assessed. It consists of several questions on consumption of cereals, pulses, meat, sugar, salt, fat etc. and also takes into account levels of physical activity. This will generate a diet report to help the user understand what changes could make his/her diet healthier. (checked on 2 Nov.  2016)

  17. Read about Tools/system adopted by a family in Indore in order to treat its household waste water. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  18. Development Support Centre, an organisation based in Gujarat, conducts training in the field of watershed management, agriculture enhancement and participatory irrigation management. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  19. Action for Agriculture Renewal in Maharashtra (AFARM) has developed several training modules for watershed development and improving agriculture production.Training manuals by National Centre of Organic farming, Ministry of Agriculture. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  20. Training manuals by National Centre of Organic farming, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  21. Samaj Pragati Sahayog, an organisation working on the issue of water security offers internship programme for students. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  22. Navdanya offers internship and training in agriculture and farming through Earth university. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  23. Tarun Bharat Sangh offers space to organisations/groups  to conduct training and workshops and also offers in-house training in water management through Tarun water school. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  24. Bhoomi College offers training programmes for sustainable living which includes training in eco friendly food and farming. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  25. IGNOU offers a certificate course in organic farming as part of its distance learning programme (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  26. IGNOU offers a diploma course in watershed management. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  27. National centre for organic farming, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India offers a training manual and  a thirty day certificate course in organic farming from time to time. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  28. Agragamee (Odisha) uses minimum tillage and natural farming technique for millet farming. (checked on 3 Aug. 2015)

  29. DDS Millets Recipe book (checked on 11 Sep. 2018)

  30. Decentralised wastewater treatment system at AAETI, Nimli, Rajasthan. (checked on 11 Sep. 2018)

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