Developing Incentive Based Mechanisms for Watershed Protection Services through Participatory Hydrological Studies
AbstractPeoples’ 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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