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Poverty reduction of desert communities in the dry lands of Western Rajasthan through integrated community based water resource management

Sector: Water resources protection

EU Contribution: € 990,000.00 (90% of total).

Implementing organisation: Jal Bhagirathi Foundation Trust

Duration: from 01/2011 to 12/2014

Description: Overall objective: To contribute to Millennium Development Goals on Poverty Eradication (MDG 1) and Environmental Sustainability (MDG 7) as well as to India's Eleventh Five Year Plan goals on expanding development opportunities for the disadvantaged

Location : Barmer, Jalore and Jaisalmer districts of Marwar Region in Western Rajasthan, India