Digital technologies, for locally led water governancePosted on 22 Mar, 2023 09:15 AM
Atpadi, a taluka in Sangli district of southern Maharashtra and situated in the rain-shadow of the Western Ghats, was often called as ‘the land of dushkal (droughts)’ and experienced one of its worst droughts in 2012, followed by those again in 2016 and 2019.
Executing participatory programs at scalePosted on 16 Feb, 2023 12:03 AM
The dictionary definition of “execution” is the act or process of executing, carrying through something to its finish. By this yardstick, many water security efforts would be found wanting. Most programs start, but rarely finish in that it is difficult to trace the training to planning to implementation on the ground.
India issues notice to Pakistan to renegotiate Indus Waters Treaty to optimise water usePosted on 02 Feb, 2023 12:36 PM
India issues notice to Pakistan seeking modification to Indus Waters Treaty
Participatory development needed for eco-sensitive Himalayan regionPosted on 31 Jan, 2023 02:38 PM
The residents of Joshimath in Uttarakhand are coming out in protest. Land subsidence in the region has put their lives, houses, and town at risk and impacted the surrounding land. As part of the relief efforts, at-risk families are being shifted to temporary relief centres, and work is underway on building transition centres, where they can stay till a long-term solution can be worked out.
Classifying rivers for setting up stone crushers is illegal: NGT to Uttarakhand governmentPosted on 14 Dec, 2022 02:33 PM
Uttarakhand’s classification of rivers to set up stone crushers violates NGT Act
Green nod granted to Centre’s ambitious Rs 72,000 crore project in Greater Nicobar IslandPosted on 18 Nov, 2022 12:19 PM
MoEF grants green clearance to multi-development projects in Greater Nicobar Island
Children demand ecological rights ahead of COP-27Posted on 07 Nov, 2022 12:51 PM
Ahead of the Conference on Climate Change COP 27 at Egypt, PRATYeK, a registered organization with UN ECOSOC status, known for its national child led-advocacy initiative NINEISMINE, hosted an online event NO COP OUT on November 4 and 5, along with coalition partner
Protecting children from climate change impact not child's playPosted on 06 Nov, 2022 06:57 PM
On October 25 2022, UNICEF released a report titled "The Coldest Year of the Rest of Their Lives: Protecting Children from Escalating Impacts of Heatwaves".
Employment guarantee during Covid-19Posted on 15 Oct, 2022 10:59 AM
As the Covid-19 pandemic fades from media headlines and public consciousness, it is important to ensure that lessons learned are not forgotten.
Lack of data professionals in the impact sectorPosted on 15 Oct, 2022 09:08 AM
Arthan, a social enterprise, recently organized a Fireside Chat Session - Data Talent for Social Good to bridge the awareness gap of the lack of data professionals in the impact sector.