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Gender and social inclusion approach in watershed projects in Parasai-Sindh watershed, India 

Resource Details

Resource ID

17947

Access

Open

Contributed by

B.Muralidhar

Topics

Diversification, Gender, Natural resource management, Water management

Systems

Farming Systems, Agroforestry Systems, Livelihood Systems

Locations

Asia, India, Uttar Pradesh

Global Date

02/Apr/2019

Title

Gender and social inclusion approach in watershed projects in Parasai-Sindh watershed, India

Keywords

Gender, Watershed, Parasai-Sindh watershed, CAFRI, Bundelkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Drought resilience, Social analysis tools, Focus Group discussions, Gender in Irrigation Learning and Improvement Tool, WLE, IWMI

SDG

06-Clean_water_and_Sanitation, 15-Life_On_Land, 17-Partnerships_For_The_Goals

Type

Science

Show on Web

Yes

ICRISAT Research Programs

Markets Institutions and Policies

New ICRISAT Research Programs

Innovation systems for the Drylands

CGIAR Research Program

Water Land and Ecosystems

Language

English

Author/Key contact

Dr R Padmaja

Description

Adoption of innovations increasingly involves an understanding of existing cultural and social norms in a given context. However, such evidence is limited or lacking, especially for watershed projects.The ICRISAT-CAFRI community watershed project in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh state in India highlights the challenges in and the opportunities to empower communities by enhancing awareness of and sensitivity to gender and social norms.

Size of PDF

669 kB

Date (Date published/released/created if known)

02/Apr/2019

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