Battling against Droughts

Droughts have been a major development challenge in India and in many other countries of the world. Older people livingin rural India have to live very difficult lives impacted by droughts. As a result, there are severe poverty and health and nutrition challenges faced by older people. At the same time, older people with their knowledge and wisdom have also been effective leaders on drought mitigation.

“Battling against Droughts: Recollecting older people led climate resilient drought mitigation efforts in the Thar Desert, India”¬†discusses the aspects of older people’s contributions in drought mitigation and the experience of HelpAge International and GRAVIS on this important need.

Language: English
Published: Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS), 2018
Size: 13 MB