Special Jury Mention for “Revival of Ahar Pyne Systems”

Special Jury Mention for “Revival of Ahar Pyne Systems”

Story by : Welthungerhilfe staff
Written on : 7th November, 2017

The ‘Revival of Ahar Pyne Systems (in Palamu district of Jharkhand)’ has won the Special Jury Mention under 'Conservation 4 Water Category' at CMS Vatavaran 2017 awards, New Delhi.

The film, made by Urban Sky Pictures’ Soumitra Dey documents the revival of an almost discontinued, traditional floodwater harvesting system, indigenous to Palamu district of Jharkhand and its miraculous success in irrigation.

The film was produced under Welthungerhilfe’s Integrated Water Resources Management project that aimed at establishing and replicating models of integrated water management practices, institutionalising processes for community managed water resources and increasing access to entitlements in Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand. The project was supported by Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli e.V. and the European Union.

For more information on the awards:

http://cmsvatavaran.org/cms-vatavaran-2017-awards/

To watch the film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKTGWsIzTp4

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