Marginal Communities in Drought-prone Regions: The Role of NGOs in Watershed Development in South India

Eswarappa Kasi
  • Journal of Developing Societies, March 2015, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0169796x14562937

Marginal Communities in Drought-prone Regions

What is it about?

The article is the outcome of the writer’s field work in Andhra Pradesh. Using a livelihoods approach, the author reveals that the lives of marginal communities have radically changed as a result of the introduction of watershed programs in the drought-prone areas of this region.

Why is it important?

Marginal communities are at risk not only due to the developmental interventions of the agencies, but also with the natural calamities.

Perspectives

Dr ESWARAPPA KASI
Indira Gandhi National Tribal University

The lives of marginal communities have radically changed as a result of the introduction of watershed programs in the drought-prone areas of this region.

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