The objective of the Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Livelihood Improvement Project for India is to develop and promote new models of conservation at the landscape scale through enhanced capacity and institution building for mainstreaming biodiversity conservation outcomes.

AHMEDABAD: The cattle which were found to be infected with anthrax were from Saurashtra. This is not something unusual. It's a regular feature for Maldharis from Saurashtra and Kutch to migrate to central Gujarat and Ahmedabad in search of water.

GANDHINAGAR: The breach in the Narmada canal near Lakhtar in Surendranagar has resulted in water crisis in Rajkot, Jamnagar and Kutch which is expected to last till Monday.

AHMEDABAD: Water is supplied once in five days in Ramvav village of Rapar, Kutch. But, one has to walk long distances to reach the community tap. And, this water only meets drinking water needs of one family. For other purposes, one has to purchase water from tankers. Often, cattle are left to die without water.

AHMEDABAD: The prosopis juliflora better known as gando baval, which is claimed to have destroyed the Banni grassland in Kutch has been marked an invasive alien species on the occasion of International Biodiversity Day on Friday.

11-Km Canal Will Be Built To Carry Waters Through Wild Ass Sanctuary.

Manas Dasgupta
The Little Rann of Kutch contributes about 60 per cent of the salt manufactured in the country. But Gujarat

Bhuj: Three members of a family died of dengue in Ade-sar village of Rapar taluka here on Monday.
"Amba Sindhal, 28, his wife Shanti, 27, and mother Hasi, 70, succumbed. The trio was diagnosed dengue positive and admitted to a private hospital in Radhanpur in Ba-naskantha, where they died of kidney failure on Monday," said additional district health officer Dinesh Sutariya.

GANDHINAGAR: The state government has so far been able to supply drinking water from Narmada river to only 54 per cent of villages and 67 per cent of cities planned under the scheme. Initially, the government had planned to supply drinking water to 9,633 villages and 131 cities.

Ahmedabad: Eight chinkaras