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Indiginous Knowledge and Rain Water Harvesting Systems

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Acronyme : SICI
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is a unique educational enterprise that promotes mutual awareness and understanding between India and Canada mainly through facilitating academic activities. The Institute funds research, links institutions in the two countries, and organizes seminars and conferences. These activities are carried out in partnership between the Institute's Canada Office and India Office.
Adresse : 1402 Education Tower
2500 University Drive N.W.
Calgary, Alberta,
T2N 1N4
FAX: (403) 289-0100
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : John Abraham
Courriel : jjabraha@ucalgary.ca
Pays : Inde
Ville : District Alwar
Secteur : Distribution d'eau et assainissement
Description du stage : This project seeks to analyze the availability of fresh water--through traditional rainwater collection systems--in local villages of the Alwar district of Rajasthan, India, as a catalyst of empowerment for rural women. The main objective of this project is to critically analyze the impact of reclamation of indigenous knowledge of rainwater collection systems on the lives of women for sustainable future. The cross-cutting theme of the project lies on the application of indigenous knowledge towards self reliance, development and empowerment of rural women.

In Canada
- Conducting a critical review of literature and summarizing articles relevant to the study
- Reviewing project work accomplished to present
- Coordination of major outreach activities in Canada including facilitating the delivery of empowerment strategies in Calgary, Canada during a two-day workshop

Overseas
- Facilitating group discussions in Bhikampura, District Alwar, India on indigenous knowledge of Rain Harvesting Techniques
- Helping to code survey responses, and transcribe some of the material from the field
- Developing self-assessment questions for the benefit of the participants
- Organizing outreach activities including interviews. This includes arranging all interview details and recruiting participants for the project.
- The Intern is also responsible for follow-up activities such as debriefing guides and sessions with interviewers and moderators in order to proceed with data collection among a selected sample of older women and key stakeholders.
Organisation d'accueil : Tarun Bharat Sangh
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The TBS as an organisation was set up in 1974 in the University campus of Jaipur and had been working for combating disaster situations for the last 15 years in rural Rajasthan.