The story of a thirsty Kumaon

  • 30/12/2000

The story of a thirsty Kumaon The book looks at the value of water as a basic need instead of valuing water in terms of productivity in agriculture and industry, or in terms of the costs of supply. It examines water in the regional context, in terms of what it means to the people of Kumaon, more specifically to the women, since it is the women who are most affected by its availability or lack of it.

Kumaon is the origin of five major rivers of India