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An experiment in north Karnataka promises to solve rural drinking water woes
Mother could be passing on toxins through breast milk
Of the three farm water conservation programmes currently under way in Karnataka, the Jal Samvardhene Yojana (jsy) has completed a year of operation. The programme's stated objective is to demonstrate the viability of community-based approaches to tank rehabilitation. For this purpose an Integrated Tank Development Plan has been developed for each tank that is to be rehabilitated. The problem is: after a year, it is amply clear that there is no place for the village panchayat s in the process. This is typical of all World Bank aided water projects in Karnataka...
Bt cotton farmers in Karnataka are an insecure and confused lot, and neither the government, nor Mahyco or the anti-Mahyco groups are any help at all
Collecting fuelwood provides a basis for survival for the poor around Dharwar