Watershed Organisation Trust

WOTR is a not-for-profit NGO founded in 1993 operating currently in five 5 Indian states – Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Jharkhand.

WOTR is recognised widely as a premier institution in the field of participatory watershed development and Climate Change Adaptation. Its unique strength lies in its ‘on-field’ experience and in the systemic approach to the watershed development process, which primarily is participatory in nature.

WOTR’s mandate is to reduce poverty through mobilising the self help capacities of individuals and communities to regenerate the eco-spaces or watersheds they live in, harvest rain water wherever it falls, use it productively, undertake sustainable livelihoods and do whatever else it takes to get them out of poverty.

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Heat Stress, Vulnerability and health impacts

This working paper from ASSAR examines vulnerability of rural communities to heat stress in the semi-arid villages in Maharashtra state in India. 

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Livestock systems, vulnerability and climate change – Insights from the grass roots

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Energy, Development and Climate Change: Striking a Balance

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Watershed Development in India: Economic Valuation and Adaptation Considerations

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Community Driven Vulnerability Evaluation

This handbook provides a detailed road-map with clear instructions on applying the CoDriVE-PD framework for designing projects to include evaluation of vulnerability to climate change.

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Agriculture in a Rain Scarcity Zone in a Drought Year

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Vulnerability

Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.

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