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40 record(s) found in 'Water Resources and Forestry'

Adopting a watershed approach to micro-level planning in a city reduces its dependence on imported natural resources like water from outside the city limits, and mitigates the risks of extreme weather events, says Dr Shresth Tayal, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI and Ms Swati Singh, Research Scholar, TERI University.

A holistic approach to sanitation must be practiced so that faecal matter is safely managed by appropriate treatment, reuse and disposal, say Mr Ankit Tulsyan and Dr Girija K Bharat, Consultants, Water Resources Division, TERI.

The conservation of water has to be undertaken with seriousness, on a long-term basis, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Director, Water Resources & Forestry division, TERI.

Micro-irrigation will not only help farmers, but also boost livelihood security in agriculture-related industries, says Ms Sonia Grover, Associate Fellow and Mr Fayaz Ahmed Malla, Research Assistant, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI

Water must be treated as an extremely vital link to resources across many sub-sectors, whose impact stretches across economies, human rights, gender, and vulnerable populations, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Director, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

Policy-level commitments need to be demonstrated, adapted and upscaled through practical examples, says Dr Yogesh Gokhale, Fellow, Water Resources and Forestry division, TERI.

The global picture in the water and sanitation sector, although improved through various actions of UN Member States, still looks dismal, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Director, Water Resources and Forestry Division, TERI.

Concerted, concentrated and sustained effort by various stakeholders under the overarching goal of Swachh Bharat Mission could propel India out of the sanitation shame, say Mr Ankit Tulsyan, Consultant and Dr Girija Bharat, Fellow, Water Resources Division, TERI.

A need to have a climate resilient approach in dealing with water security is the need of the hour, says Dr S K Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Director, Water Resources Division, TERI.

Ensuring sustainable mining is a national imperative, and is in the best interest of local communities and the environment, says Mr S Vijay Kumar, Distinguished Fellow, Water Resources Division, TERI.

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