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India - Second Phase of Uttarakhand Decentralized Watershed Development Project (English)

The development objective of the Second Phase of Uttarakhand Decentralized Watershed Development Project for India is to increase the efficiency of natural resource use and productivity of rain fed agriculture by participating communities in selected micro watersheds of the state of Uttarakhand. The project has four components. The first component, social mobilization and participatory watershed planning will finance goods, works, and services to support: (a) mobilization of gram panchayats (GPs) in order to prepare integrated and coordinated GP watershed development plans (WDPs) including the identification of specific interventions to increase effective land use and water resource management and develop agriculture and income-generation activities; and development of watershed treatment plans to guide the preparation and implementation of GPWDPs. The second component, watershed treatment and rain fed area development will finance subprojects and associated goods, works, and services to support the implementation of the GPWDPs. It has following two sub-components: (a) watershed treatment and water source sustainability; and (b) rain fed agriculture development. The third component, enhancing livelihood opportunities will finance subprojects and associated goods, works, and services to farmer federations (FFs) to develop agribusinesses in high-value crops. It has following three sub-components: (a) agribusiness support; (b) support for vulnerable groups; and (c) consolidation of Gramya I activities. The fourth component, knowledge management and project coordination will finance goods, works, services, and incremental operating costs to support the strengthening of the institutional capacity and knowledge management of the project implementing entity, GPs and FFs for the implementation and management of the project. It comprises of following two sub-components: (a) knowledge management; and (b) project coordination.

Details

  • Document Date

    2014/03/06

  • Document Type

    Project Appraisal Document

  • Report Number

    81846

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    India,

  • Region

    South Asia,

  • Disclosure Date

    2014/04/14

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    India - Second Phase of Uttarakhand Decentralized Watershed Development Project

  • Keywords

    economic and financial analysis;Risks and Mitigation Measures;participatory monitoring and evaluation;vulnerability to climate change;Operational Core Curriculum;Participation and Civic Engagement;conservation of natural resources;project design and implementation;Adaptation to Climate Change;Land and Water Resources;rainfed agriculture;rainfed area;watershed development;natural resource use;water user group;income generation activities;Agribusiness Development;Natural Resource Management;natural resource conservation;participatory watershed development;water harvesting structures;natural resource base;agricultural productivity;irrigated area;area under irrigation;crop production technologies;construction and rehabilitation;soil conservation structure;grievance redress mechanism;computerized accounting system;Supply Chain Development;social and institutional;industry and trade;exchange rate;irrigation and drainage;Exchange Rates;readiness for implementation;horticulture and livestock;Environmental Management Plan;Safeguard Policies;safeguard policy;financial audit manual;social capital formation;land use planning;commodity supply chain;mitigating climate change;environmental policy framework;Science and Technology;separate bank account;sustainable water supply;water monitoring;traditional water source;net present value;coefficient of variation;Investment Project Financing;return to investment;income generating activity;decision support system;Water and Agriculture;small irrigation system;ground water recharge;catchment area treatment;land resource management;watershed management plan;incidence of poverty;farmer interest group;reserve forest areas;Water Resource Management;alternative energy source;increase productivity;social accountability;project costing;rainfed crops;vegetable crop;results framework;participatory approach;social mobilization;water availability;watershed level;improved seed;administrative capacity;soil erosion;rural livelihood;forestry activities;business planning;risk analysis;participating community;management capacity;vulnerable group;agricultural production;annual rainfall;extension service;fodder production;monsoon months;safeguards compliance;catchment treatment;private land;Knowledge Hub;discharge rate;project intervention;local ngo;cumulative target;nomadic population;environmental sustainability;forest plantation;moisture conservation;crop yield;social audit;market linkage;core principle;land holding;agronomic practice;dairy cattle;result indicator;water efficiency;soil loss;institutional context;check dam;research institutions;watershed planning;risk model;subsistence farming;livelihood development;gender breakdown;cereal production;reduced flows;plant population;sample plot;forest biomass;data station;dry spell;producer price;vulnerable household;marginal farmer;environmental analysis;briquette production;biomass increase;representative sample;water mill;budget allocation;biogas plant;vegetative structure;counterpart contribution;alternative intervention;annual target;ibrd loans;risk category;fiduciary risk;viable business;village levels;cost-benefit analysis;financial benefit;Animal Husbandry;market price;nomadic group;sloping land;confidence limit;Gender Equality;risk scenario;hilly terrain;procurement manual;common guidelines;procurement arrangement;Indigenous Peoples;small ruminant;temperate climate;tribal people;government service;Water Management;crop management;effective monitoring;land acquisition;agricultural practice;community land;involuntary resettlement;monitoring stations;fiscal decentralization;forestry sector;beneficiary financing;beneficiary contribution;communal forest;staff salary;incremental expenditure;internal auditor;Agricultural Extension;operations analyst;educational exchange;rural connectivity;indian rupee;non-governmental organization;capacity constraint;marketing support;agricultural yield;comprehensive watershed;marketing strategies;monitoring information

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India - Second Phase of Uttarakhand Decentralized Watershed Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/464741468044373198/India-Second-Phase-of-Uttarakhand-Decentralized-Watershed-Development-Project