Combating Dessertification

Id: av_20
Name: Combating Dessertification
No. of Mins: 10
Language: English
Type: Video DVD
The film describes the impact of the project “Increased water harvesting and diminished desertification launched by DHAN Foundation in association with European Union and Oxfam Novib, Netherlands. The film details the water scarcity problems in coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and other issues like poor maintenance has made these water bodies to lose the relevance and efficiency. How DHAN Foundation efforts of organising local communities to form tank farmers association (Vayalagams )for renovation of water resources (ooranis, tanks and farm ponds) for ensuring proper maintenance of water bodies is depicted through this film.