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Adapting to climate change in India

Adapting to Climate Change in India: the Value of an Ecosystem-based Response

Learn about how the Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) and TMG Research aim to develop a roadmap for upscaling Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) in Maharashtra, India. 

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Farmers in Maharashtra

Agro-met services and farmer responsiveness to advisories

This book chapter examines the importance of agro-met services for delivering crop and weather information, and the responses of farmers to these services in Maharashtra, India. 

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Manual laborers in Maharashtra

Heat stress in Maharashtra, India

This policy brief examines the vulnerability of communities living in semi-arid Maharashtra to be negatively affected by heat-related stress and the increasing health implications thereof. 

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hotspots for change in semi-arid India

This paper used satellite images and data to identify areas in semi-arid India that have experienced land use and land cover changes over the last 3 decades and explores their potential drivers

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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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Energy, Development and Climate Change: Striking a Balance

These papers assess and analyse the key policy and operational challenges faced in building adaptive capacities across sectors, from the perspective of different key stakeholders.

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Agriculture in a Rain Scarcity Zone in a Drought Year

Tomato plots in Kumbharwadi

Weather variations are being experienced more frequently and severely today, affecting the farming community the most. On the...

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Parabolic Community Solar Cookers

This article describes a unique solar cooker project for primary schools that aimed to provide a clean and efficient substitute for fossil fuel based cooking solutions (like fuel wood and LPG) for the mid-day meals cooked in these schools. 

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Weathering Climate Change

Agriculture is weather dependent at the local level. Yet, currently, farmers do not have access to reliable locally relevant meteorological and agricultural information by which to plan and manage...

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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.

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