Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR) is a globally recognized organization dedicated to transforming the lives of millions across India in participatory watershed development and eco-sysetms restoration, adaptive sustainable agriculture, integrated and efficient water management, and climate change adaptation, with a special emphasis on vulnerable communities, farmers, and women.
- WOTR has trained over 380,000 people from India and various countries across the world in natural resources management and watershed development.
- WOTR Org has trained over 380,000 people in natural resources management and watershed development.
What we do:
- WOTR works across thirteen different areas, using applied research to help rural communities reduce their vulnerabilities to climatic and non-climatic risks. It organizes them in a socially and gender inclusive manner to help themselves out of poverty.
- WOTR’s mandate is to reduce poverty through mobilising the self help capacities of individuals and communities to regenerate the eco-spaces or watersheds they live in, harvest rain water wherever it falls, use it productively, undertake sustainable livelihoods and do whatever else it takes to get them out of poverty.
- WOTR won UN 2017 Land for Life Award.