World Vision International
publication • Sunday, June 18th 2017

Community-based water security key to handling drought: Lessons from Jamui

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This 17th June as we celebrate The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, here is a village, in one of India's rainfed districts Jamui, on the Bihar-Jharkhand border, that scripted a success story across ten years of community-based water management initiatives despite being drought-prone. This article was originally published in the State of India's Environment 2017, by Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, January 2017.