25 November 2011, Madanapalle, India - A beneficiary of the Managed Groundwater Systems Project trained in water level monitoring approaching an observation well to check water levels and maintain a record of well characteristics. This is undertaken by a Hydrological Unit Network (HUN) which is formed when several GMCs within a given hydrological boundary join together. The findings are then shared with the larger community of farmers within the collective region.
FAO Project: GCP/IND/181/GFF - Reversing Environmental Degradation and Rural Poverty through Adaptation to Climate Change in Drought Stricken Areas in South India: A Hydrological Unit Pilot Project Approach - MSP. The Goal of the project: Enabling the resource poor farming communities to practice sustainable land and water management for optimizing livelihoods and improving food and income security in the Deccan plateau region of southern India; The specific objective: Capacity building of farmers groups, farmers networks, farmers federation, participating NGOs and other development actors in Sustainable land and eco-system management for improved livelihoods.