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From the ground up: regenerating land and livelihoods in Rajasthan, India

Checking dams
  • The road to ruin
  • From victims to managers
  • Checking dams
  • Down to earth
  • Soil manufacture
  • High speed recovery
  • From scarcity to surplus in five years
  • From borrowers to lenders
  • Grass is greener on the other side

Checking dams

A member of the Chitrawas community at the site of a dam built to trap moving soil during flash floods. The community has built around 3000 of these "check" dams on the hillsides near their villages in an attempt to minimise soil erosion.

 

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