There is an urgent need to create mechanisms to empower widows in Yavatmal and Vidarbha, and give them the support they need to pick up the pieces of their lives and move forward. However, such initiatives are rare. One of the few such projects for the welfare of the helpless women is run by Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) and its sister organization Sampada Trust.
WOTR's press conference on the 'Implications of Climate Change on our farms and farmers' gets covered in Pune Mirror
Erratic rainfall due to climate change has exposed Indian farmers to agrarian stress. Maharashtra is one of the most vulnerable states to be hit by climate change. We are delighted to share the article that Pune Mirror has covered this issue at WOTR's press conference on 'Agriculture and Climate Change'. The press conference was an attempt to discuss the implications of little progress in international climate change negotiations and continuing agrarian crisis in India.