Who benefits from Integrated Watershed Management?

Beneficiaries of sound watershed management
Beneficiaries of sound watershed management

Effective Integrated Watershed Management is important for sustaining and development of watersheds. Farmers, local community and larger society can benefit of a sound watershed management. What kind of improvements can be achieved? E.g. (see figure):

  • increased productivity and higher profits,
  • reduced soil erosion and land degradation
  • reduced risks from floods to downstream cities and farmlands.