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

Down to earth
  • 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

Down to earth

Men from Amritya village scoop out some of the soil trapped behind one of their "check" dams, designed to halt the movement of soil after heavy rains. The dams hold the flood water, which slowly percolates into the groundwater, providing a year-round supply for households and farmers.

 

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