The study titled 'Building Informed and Scalable Water Security Solutions for Gujarat' is both for academic and practitioners interest. It provides a robust assessment of problem and design processes to scale solutions that worked. The study was released on February 17, 2023, at Ahmedabad in a state-level workshop - with the participation of experts, government and academia.
The study launch provided a platform to solicit input and responses on the study. The expert panellists remarked that this study lays the ground for building up research with a practitioner's approach in mind. It must continually build itself with data and insights from regions on solutions to scale. For the first time, it brings the three vital components of water - agriculture - livelihood together.
Through this, we aim to share insights and recommendations on water conservation through access, use efficiency and managed aquifer recharge.