Developing Incentive Based Mechanisms for Watershed Protection Services through Participatory Hydrological Studies
AbstractPeoplesâ€™ Science Institute (PSI), Dehradun and Winrock International India (WII), Gurgaon jointly initiated participatory hydrological studies in two micro-catchments that is, the Bhodi-Suan and Kuhan catchments that lie in the Changer region of Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh from August 2005 with the objective of promoting incentive-based mechanisms (IBM) for watershed protection services and improved livelihoods. Low cost hydrological monitoring stations and systems were established with the help of the watershed communities.
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Hydrological Studies; Watershed Protection; communities; sciences; institute; low cost; monitoring stations; systems; Himachal Pradesh; Gurgaon; uneconomic returns; downstream reservoirs; natural resources; sustainable flow; benefits; village; rainfall;
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