This manual, provides step-by-step guidance to non-experts on how to conduct and formulate a PBR (People’s Biodiversity Registe) with the engagement of the local community. This “How-to” Manual is prepared in collaboration with MSBB (Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board) for the Indian context; however, it can very well be applied in any other country where facilitators or village community members are keen to promote their biodiversity.
The Children's Biodiversity Register - A Field Guide (in Marathi) encourages schoolchildren to know and document the local flora, fauna, indigenous knowledge and culture by documenting in the field guide.
This book is about Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) – its origin, history, values and its way of doing things. It is a narrative of how we in WOTR understand ourselves in relation to our mandate, which is to help the poor help themselves out of poverty. This is a reflection on completion of 10 years of dedicated service to the poor living in rural India in 2003.
WOTR undertook an action research project to assess the possibility of enhancing agriculture productivity for a group of small holder farmers. This information brief describes the methodology and the implementation of the Group Micro-irrigation Approach in Israilpalli in Mahbubnagar district in Telangana.
Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to share the research article – ‘Community-driven vulnerability assessment and resilience building: cases from development contexts’ by Marcella D’Souza, Bhavana Rao and Suchita Awasthi in the book ‘