India, Nepal and Sri Lanka
In the Headlines23 June 2011
Bringing Sustainability to India’s Rain-Dependent Agriculture
The Economic Times reports on the plight of farmers in India’s rain-dependent areas, for whom the availability of water makes a serious difference to agricultural output and standard of living. Through our Expanding Community Rights Over Natural Resources initiative, Ford is supporting efforts—including those by the Watershed Support Services and Activities Network—to improve the operations and livelihoods of these farmers.