Assesments and options for improved productivity and sustainability of natural resources in Dhrabi watershed, Pakistan
This report summarizes results from a large multi-partner project, Integrated watershed development for food security and sustainable improvement of livelihood in Barani, Pakistan. The project (2007 to 2010) aimed to develop, demonstrate, and evaluate cost-effective technologies for monitoring and use of water and land resources at watershed scale. It used an integrated approach combining applied research, capacity building, and watershed improvement/rehabilitation through community action plans. All key parameters ― water quantity and quality, wastewater, soil erosion, livelihood improvement ― were taken into account.