Expanding Water Harvesting Practices in Rajasthan

Project Title: Expanding Water Harvesting Practices in Rajasthan
Client: Gram Gaurav Sansthan (GGS); Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies (RGICS)
Students: Rai Friedman, Sanmini Koffi, Chengkun Lv, Andrés Penaloza
Faculty Lead: Milind Kandlikar
Fieldwork Location: India (Karauli, Jaipur, New Delhi)
Year: 2019-20

About the Project: Focusing on upscaling water harvesting structures within the Dang region in India, with the aim to explore strategies of how GGS can effectively advocate for the promotion of successful community based water harvesting policy alternatives at the state level. The output of this project was a policy report for the GGS clearly outlining the benefits of their program in comparison to other options as well as identifying areas for improvement and advocacy.

Key Words: Social Enterprise, Climate Change, Social Impact