Problematic Uses and Practices of Farm Ponds in Maharashtra

Article written by Eshwer Kale published in the  Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) (Vol. 52, Issue No. 3 dated 21 Jan, 2017)
http://www.epw.in/journal/2017/3/commentary/problematic-uses-and-practices-farm-ponds-maharashtra.html
Presently, the construction of farm ponds is being portrayed as a miracle strategy by the state as well as popular media, but the manner of its implementation and practice in arid and semi-arid regions of Maharashtra is a cause for worry. WOTR’s this research article published in EPW highlights the need for regulating the overall farm pond practices and propose different strategies to make these problematic practices appropriate.  
 
 

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