Crispino Lobo, Managing Trustee, WOTR and Sandip Jadhav, Director, WOTR were felicitated by Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra on 12 August 2018 at ‘Satyamev Jayate Water Cup 2018 Award Ceremony’ in Pune. Also present on this occasion were Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao, founders of Paani Foundation.
Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to share a case study of 'Sattechiwadi' included as one of the best practices published in the Ministry of Environment and Forest, GOI National Report 2012 submitted to UNCCD. It gives an account of the activities implemented in Sattechiwadi (a hamlet of Hivargaon) Maharashtra and how specific land degradation problems were addressed. It also tells us about the major impact of best practice at different levels and the lessons learnt.
The entire report is available for download on ‘Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India’ website at http://www.moef.gov.in/sites/default/files/UNCCD-Elucidation-5_0.pdf