Changing the face of drinking water and waste water solutions

For decades, rural areas have benefited from development agencies installing water pumps to tap bore water for drinking. However, this holds the risk of contamination. The ICRISAT Development Center is piloting a self-sustaining model for filtered drinking water at Kothapally village in India. The pilot project involves a community-dug borewell […]

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Working with Asian Paints for their corporate social responsibility

Understanding the need to strengthen ecosystem services through natural resource management in dryland areas, ICRISAT in collaboration with Asian Paints Limited launched a project ‘Improved Livelihoods through Integrated Water Resources Management in Community Watershed in Medak’ at Bhanur village, Telangana, India, on 21 October. “Untimely rains and land degradation have hit agricultural productivity hard. In recent years, […]