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Can participatory watershed management be sustained?

Can participatory watershed management be sustained?

evidence from Southern India

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Published by South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics in Kathmandu .
Written in English


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StatementD. Suresh Kumar
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24386751M
LC Control Number2010327986

This global review of watershed management projects for which the Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) provided technical supervision follows on from a previous review of projects conducted between and ().Its overall aim is to identify not only good practices, but also lessons learned in watershed management projects, so that future.


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Downloadable. Watershed development is a very important rural development programme in India. This paper studies 60 community groups in 12 micro-watersheds in South India to understand how villagers cooperate to manage watershed related tasks.

The paper examines the factors that affect collective participation in watershed management and how cooperation changes once the State withdraws and. Can participatory watershed management be sustained.

Evidence from Southern India (SANDEE Working Papers, ISSN ; WP 22) ISBN: Key words: 1. Watershed Management 2. Collective Action 3. User Groups 4. Rich Poor Differences The views expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily.

The paper examines the factors that affect collective participation in watershed management and how cooperation changes once the State withdraws and hands control over management to panchayat raj institutions and other groups.

The study finds that watershed institutions in most cases become inactive once the project period is by: 3. Get this from a library. Fertile ground: the impacts of participatory watershed management.

[Fiona Hinchcliffe;] -- "Growing concerns about environmental degradation, declining agricultural productivity and increasing population pressures have led governments and agencies to.

Participatory watershed management is seen as a process which aims to create a self-supporting system and is essential for sustainability of : Arun K Singh. In book: Integrated Natural resources Management in the highlands of Eastern Africa (pp) Edition: Chapter: Participatory Integrated watershed Management.

FWU, Vol. 3, Topics of Integrated Watershed Management – Proceedings Participatory Approach in Integrated Watershed Management Ruger Winnegge Friedelhausen 2, Lollar, Germany E-mail: [email protected] Abstract The western part of the District of Handeni, Tanzania, is situated in the semi-arid area, close to the Massai-Steppe.

Agricultural water demand management in the south-eastern Anatolia region (Turkey) S. Burak. Section 2: Good watershed management Towards water sustainability by in the Rio Bravo/Grande Region, Mexico I.

Velasco Integrated and participatory approach based on river basin management in Turkey N. Çiçek, S. Degirmencioglu & G. Can. Watershed Management (WSM) has emerged as a new paradigm for planning, development and management of land, water and biomass resources with a focus on social and institutional aspects apart from bio-physical aspects following a participatory “bottom-up” approach.

Integrated and participatory watershed development and management emerged as the cornerstone of rural development in the dry and semi-arid regions of India.

These programmes initially focused on arresting soil erosion in catchments of large and. Budumuru Yoganand, Tesfa G. Gebremedhin,―Participatory Watershed Management for sustainable rural livelihoods in India‖, Research paper [3] D.

Suresh Kumar, May―Can Participatory Watershed Management be Sustained. Evidence from Southern India Tamil Nadu Agricultural University India SANDEE‖, Working Paper. [4]. Participatory monitoring and evaluation must be an integral part of participatory watershed management.

People who participate, investing time and effort in an activity from which they hope to benefit, will need to be part of a continuing process of investigating how things are going, whether changes are needed, whether expected results are. Can Participatory Watershed Management be sustained.

The paper examines the factors that affect collective participation in watershed management and how cooperation changes once the State withdraws and hands control over management to panchayat raj institutions and other groups.

The study finds that watershed institutions in most cases. HRO) designed and tested a highly participatory methodology for watershed management planning. The purpose of this work was to develop a replicable tool for generating community-led watershed management plans across the country as a defining feature of the Haiti Takes Root initiative (HTR).

Watershed management programs will not be successful if gender relations are not considered in all aspects of watershed management.

Therefore, how to integrate gender in agriculture, forestry, soil and water conservation, income generation, training and extension, organization building, and participation, including benefits and empowerment, is. Farmer participatory integrated watershed management: Adarsha watershed, Kothapally, India.

(An innovative and upscalable approach INRM case study 7). Journal of SAT Agricultural Research, 2(1), 1–27 Google Scholar. economical. Whatever may be the value of a plan, the impact of participatory watershed management depends on effectiveness of the technology in the background of needs, priorities, cultural practices and community participation.

Key words— Empowerment, watershed management, participatory approach, social mapping, prosperity. Participatory approaches to watershed management have been touted as more effective than traditional command-and-control approaches, yet evaluations of their success have been limited.

This master’s project develops a framework for participatory watershed management program evaluation in terms of process and outcomes, with particular. Watershed management.

Watershed management is the integrated use of land, vegetation and water in a geographically discrete drainage area for the benefit of its residents, with the objective of protecting or conserving the hydrologic services that the watershed provides and of reducing or avoiding negative downstream or groundwater impacts (Darghouth et al., ).

Table of Contents Preface 1 Concept of Watershed Management2 Principles of Watershed Management3 Participatory Rural Appraisal in Watershed Programme4 Soil Erosion and Soil Water Relationship5 Management of Natural Drainages in Watershed6 Wasteland, Landslide and Land Drainage Management7 Hydrologic components of watershed 8 Management of Arable Land 9 Management.

Fertile Ground presents the findings of the first formal study and in-depth research into the impacts of participatory watershed management in a wide range of agro-ecological and socioeconomic settings in Africa, Asia, Australia and Latin : Paperback.

Abstract: THIS CHAPTER DESCRIBES experiences over the past 30 years of implementing watershed development in the Mangla watershed in Pakistan.

Drawing on the findings of a participatory impact study, it concludes that despite many approaches and efforts to encourage soil and water conservation within the watershed, the lack of community organizations to tackle catchment-wide problems, and.

Rebu watershed, the study area, is located at the upper part of Gibe basin in Oromia regional state, southwest Ethiopia. It extends from 8° 30′00″ and 8° 35′0″N, and 38° 0′0″and 38°5′0″E with an altitudinal range from − many other highland parts of Ethiopia, Rebu watershed in the upper Gibe River basis, is marked by severe watershed degradation due to.

As a holistic approach, climate change adaptation actions at the watershed level are needed to reduce risks related to extreme hydro-meteorological weather conditions as well as to manage water quality and freshwater ecosystem [].For example, Proctor et al.

[] found that implementing a watershed management plan could be a win–win situation in terms of reducing water scarcity and generating. Buy Fertile Ground: The impacts of participatory watershed management Paperback / softback by ISBN: nds, Plenty of land management were directed toward minimizing the amount of runoff, water and soil the reaches the lowlands.

The research has demonstrated that agricultural productivity in the fragile environment of ANRS can be sustained through appropriate integrated watershed management. Suresh, D. Kumar (), 'Can Participatory Watershed Management be sustained.

Evidence from Southern India', SANDEE Working Paper No. Suresh, D. Kumar (), 'Why does Community Participation fail after the State Withdraws. Understanding Watershed Management in Tamil Nadu, India', SANDEE Policy Brief No. Other Publications: 1.

This paper deals with participatory research on the introduction and use of coir geotextiles for soil and water conservation in a small community pond in a watershed in south India. The results demonstrate that a participatory approach enables the community to visualize and evaluate the impact of innovative technologies.

Watershed management can be defined as rational utilization of all the natural resources Participatory watershed management is a process which aims to create a self- • Introduce practices for sustained increases in agricultural productivity; and.

The Impact of the Mangla Watershed Management Project, Pakistan Shahid Ahmad Javed Ahmed. This study investigated factors affecting farmers’ participation in watershed management programs in the Northeastern highlands of Ethiopia by taking the Teleyayen sub-watershed as a case study.

Data were collected from farm households which were selected from the four villages using a multistage sampling procedure, involving a combination of purposive and random sampling. About this Item: Taylor & Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, Paperback.

Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. This volume provides readers with an opportunity to learn from front line water managers of watershed-based agencies across Canada about integrated water management (or integrated water resource management).

Because water is a strategic national resource and sustainable use of water resources is a national priority, watershed management decisions must be based on the best possible science. More research is needed to provide the data, knowledge, and technology necessary to support effective watershed management, especially work focused on.

IDRC UK, Community-Based Natural Resource Management Readings and Resources for Researchers Volume 2 Compiled By Sam Landon for the Community-Based Natural Resource Management Program Initiative, IDRC December, For further information about this document, please contact IDRC at the following address: Claire Thompson, Programs Branch, IDRC, P.O.

Box Soil and water conservation practices are the primary step of watershed management program. Conservation practices can be divided into two main categories: 1) in-situ and 2) ex-situ management. Land and water conservation practices, those made within agricultural 1elds like construction of contour bunds, graded bunds, 1eld.

Public participation, also known as citizen participation, is the inclusion of the public in the activities of any organization or participation is similar to but more inclusive than stakeholder engagement. Generally public participation seeks and facilitates the involvement of those potentially affected by or interested in a decision.

Research and development can no longer be the exclusive domain of scientists. To find sustainable solutions to development problems, a wider range of actors must be involved.

It is crucial, for example, that local stakeholders provide input to the process. Participatory research and development (PR&D) offers such an inclusive model. This three-volume sourcebook provides easy access to field. The paper examines the extent, nature, and factors affecting women’s involvement in participatory irrigation institutions of eastern India.

Effective participatory water institutions are urgently needed to improve water management in eastern India, and a significant aspect of this is the involvement of women.

There is inadequate representation, participation, and involvement of women in most. Watershed is not only a hydrological unit for hydrologist but also a socio-political-ecological entity for rural community. Ethiopian highlands hailing as the cradle of humanity and home to about 80% of the population helped shelter from foreign conquest and making a strong base of rural community.

The area is threatened with erosion and loss of agricultural productivity. Environmental development and protection measures such as feasibility studies, land-use planning and soil and water conservation are some of the issues that need to be considered in watersheds management.

Apparently, integrated watershed management is emerging as an approach for the sustained development and management of natural resources. The integral enactment of different.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.The integrated watershed management programme included various participatory extension methods such as farmer-to-farmer exchange, training workshops and on-site demonstration.

Under the programme, planning, implementation and monitoring of identified activities was done in the participatory manner and the approach was deliberately flexible.Block 1: Watershed Management “Actors” in watershed management Introduction The concept of “actors”, “actors’ analyses”, “actors’ network”, “actors’ communication”, “actor’s oriented perspectives” are few of the concepts raised in assessing actors’ role in development discourse, which could also be applied in watershed management.