Projects

Completed Projects


Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network

Main Objective: It is an attempt to create repository of knowledge on arsenic and enable action based on this knowledge. The network aims to increase awareness of the arsenic issue amongst affected populations and work towards addressing these issues by supporting coordinated efforts towards arsenic mitigation.

Funder: Arghyam, Bangalore
Focus Area: Partnership and knowledge mobilisation & Capacity building
Website: http://arsenicnetwork.in/

Citizen's First Campaign on Accountability for Drinking water and Sanitation - Phase 2

Main Objective: The objective of the project is to empower the urban community on water supply and sanitation rights by creating a citizen’s platform- primarily knows as Basti Vikas Manch.

Funder: Water Aid
Focus Area: Advocacy & Capacity building
Website: http://citizenfirst.in

Citizen's First Campaign on Accountability for Drinking water and Sanitation - Phase 1

Main Objective: The objective of the project is to empower the urban community on water supply and sanitation rights by creating a citizen’s platform- primarily knows as Basti Vikas Manch.

Funder: Water Aid
Focus Area: Advocacy & Capacity building
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/watsan/

Crossing Boundaries

Main Objective: The Crossing Boundaries has sought to promote an interdisciplinary approach in analyzing and understanding water resource management issues.

Funder: DGIS, Wageningen University
Focus Area: Research, Capacity building
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/east-west-center/

Documenting Disappearing Water bodies of Hyderabad City: Social Technological Options for Drinking Water Supply

Main Objective:

Funder: Department of Science & Technology (DST)
Focus Area: Research

Drought preparedness of vulnerable sections in rural telangana

Main Objective: The primary objective of the project was to do a detailed review of drought policies in India and Telangana, including cross-cutting sectoral policies for water, agriculture, disaster management, livelihood, and food security.

Funder: UNICEF
Focus Area: Policy Research
Website: http://saciwaters.org/unicef/

Ensuring Water Security in Metropolitan Hyderabad: A study of Hydrological settings and Informal Institutional dynamics

Main Objective: To understand complex hydro geological setting, informal institutional dynamics and probable technological solutions towards realizing water security of Metropolitan Hyderabad.

Funder: Bordeaux Metropole (France), Arghyam (Bangalore)
Focus Area: Advocacy and Research
Website: http://saciwaters.org/wsphyd

International WaTERS

Main Objective: The International WaTERS is a partnership with a multi-faceted approach: promoting collaborative and comparative research on urban water resilience. SaciWATERs is one of the network partners and is responsible to develop a module on rural – urban linkages and the periurban.

Funder: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Focus Area: Research, Capacity building & Knowledge Mobilization
Website: http://www.international-waters.org

Peri-urban Water Security in South Asia: Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanisation

Main Objective: To understand the implications of urbanisation processes for water access and use in peri-urban locations in South Asia. Further the project examines the water related vulnerability, adaptation and resilience of different social groups in the context of climate change.

Funder: IDRC, Canada
Focus Area: Research, Advocacy, & Knowledge Mobilization
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/periurban/

Poverty squares and gender circles: unravelling agriculture gaps, challenges and opportunities in the Eastern Gangetic Basin

Main Objective: Bridging gender “know-do” gaps in situations of increasing uncertainty in agriculture

Funder: CGIAR research program on WLE
Focus Area: Water and Gender
Website: https://wle.cgiar.org

Rural to Urban Transitions and the Peri-Urban Interface: Identifying, Mapping, and Understanding Peri-Urban Areas in India and Pakistan

Main Objective: To engage experts, scholars, promising young professionals, and students from India and Pakistan in a complex research problem in order to develop mutual interests and relationships around the topic of rural to urban transitions and peri-urban interfaces in South Asia.

Funder: East- West Center, Hawaii
Focus Area: Research
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/east-west-center/

SAWA Fellowship

Main Objective: To address the issues of water security by providing the opportunity, to train a generation of water professionals using multi-disciplinary approaches that are sensitive to women, the poor, environment and sustainability.

Funder: IDRC, Canada
Focus Area: Research & Knowledge Mobilization
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/sawafellowships

Stimulating Community Mobilisation for Effective Management of Solid Waste for the Revival of Hameed Khan Kunta (lake)

Main Objective: Creating an improved understanding of the Community Waste Management and its strategic significance in the revival of the Hameed Khan Kunta lake.

Funder: US Consulate
Focus Area: Research, Advocacy, & Knowledge Mobilization
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/lakes/

Transnational Policy Dialogue for Improved Water Governance of the Brahmaputra River - Phase I & II

Main Objective: To initiate the dialogue process for smooth water management between the Brahmaputra river riparian countries.

Funder: Asia Foundation, India
Focus Area: Advocacy and Research
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/bd/

Transnational Policy Dialogue for Improved Water Governance of the Brahmaputra River - Phase 3

Main Objective: Facilitate a multilateral and multi-stakeholder dialogue process between Brahmaputra river riparian countries for co management of the Brahmaputra Basin.

Funder: South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI), The Asia Foundation (TAF)
Focus Area: Advocacy, Research and Capacity Building
Website: http://www.saciwaters.org/brahmaputra-dialogue/

Water Quality Project

Main Objective: The Water Quality Project is implemented in partnership with State Government of Telangana. The Project attempts to plug the gaps in the existing National Rural Drinking Water Quality Monitoring Program (NRDWQMSP) in the State of Telangana and activate the dormant systems and institutions at local level for sustainability.

Funder: Water Aid India
Focus Area: Capacity Building, Strengthening Interventions and Local Institutions and Advocacy
Website: http://saciwaters.org/waterquality

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