Innovations in Common Land Development
SAGP02 - Strengthening Institutional and Physical spaces for Poor Livestock-keepers
This Good Practice note, documents how initiatives related to building and strengthening community dialogue processes, creating awareness, identifying local solutions and building technical acumen can facilitate community ownership and equity in Common Property Resource management. With strong institutional arrangements, investments in common property resources can contribute to livelihood improvement, particularly for poor livestock keepers, and increased access to water and fodder resources.
The note describes how an effective NGO-Community partnership in four districts of Rajasthan (Ajmer, Bundi, Bhilwara and Udaipur) facilitated the regeneration and development of common land and led to increased availability of biomass, an improved soil and moisture regime, an increase in the water table with a resultant increase in area under cropping
Authors: Sanjay Joshie, Rahul Chaturvedi, B.R. Patil
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