October 30, 2016

2016: ITP Highlight # 09

ITP field studies found nearly 40,000 ha. of wastewater irrigation in Maharashtra generating cash profits worth US$ 70 million. Palrecha and others describe this rapidly growing peri-urban economy...

Wastewater Irrigation in Maharashtra

An exploration

Alka Palrecha, Nihal Sakhare, Shraddha Patkar, Shraddha Sule, Sancy Sebastian and Mukta Ramola



October 15, 2016

2016: ITP Highlight # 08

An old practice that was once used to keep out Genghis Khan's marauding army is being revived in Ladakh; this time to fight climate change. Shaheen discusses how...

The Art of Glacier Grafting

Innovative water harvesting techniques in Ladakh

F.A. Shaheen



July 25, 2016

ITP Video: Wastewater Bazaar

Indian cities generate more than 40,000 million liters of wastewater everyday; enough to irrigate more than 2 mha of farmland each year. This ITP-PiC video captures an institutional innovation in wastewater management...

Wastewater Bazaar

IWMI-Tata Program and People-in-Centre Consulting



July 1, 2016

June 2016: IWMI-Tata Policy Paper

On 30th May, ITP organized a half-day policy consultation at the India Habitat Center in New Delhi. In this IWMI-Tata Policy Paper, Shah and others propose an alternative vision for PMKSY...

HAR KHET KO PANI

(Water to Every Farm)

Rethinking Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)

Tushaar Shah, Shilp Verma, Neha Durga, Abhishek Rajan, Alankrita Goswami and Alka Palrecha


May 24, 2016

2016: ITP Highlight # 07

Prosopis is an invasive species that causes environmental and socio-economic damage. Sakthivadivel discusses its spread in Tamil Nadu's tanks and the strategies local communities are adopting to get rid of it...

Prosopis Juliflora in the Irrigation Tanks of Tamil Nadu

R. Sakthivadivel



May 10, 2016

2016: ITP Highlight # 06

Farmer groups, collectives, cooperatives and companies are promoted with huge expectations but very few of them actually become viable and sustainable business entities. Shah explores why... 

Farmer Producer Companies

Fermenting New Wine for New Bottles

Tushaar Shah



April 26, 2016

2016: ITP Highlight # 05

How much groundwater do our urban areas pump? There's no easy answer due to large number of unregistered private wells. Couchois discusses an innovative way around, using electricity as surrogate...

Measuring the Invisible

Exploring the water-energy nexus to estimate private, urban groundwater draft

Angèle Couchois