Integrated watershed management in India: strategic policy and institutional options- New Priorities for Agricultural Research in Asia.Policy Brief No. AES-01 uri icon


  • Community watersheds are growth engines for thedevelopment of dryland areas. Since the beginningof watershed programs, the approach is constantlyevolving in India. Today watershed projects do not focuson water conservation solely; integrated watershedmanagement plays an important role in ensuring foodsecurity, reducing poverty, protecting the environmentand addressing issues such as equity and improvedlivelihoods

publication date

  • 2009