Anupam Mishra

The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting

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Filmed Jan 2009 at TEDIndia 2009
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With wisdom and wit, Anupam Mishra talks about the amazing feats of engineering built centuries ago by the people of India's Golden Desert to harvest water. These ancient aqueducts and stepwells are still used today — and are often superior to modern water megaprojects.

Anupam Mishra
/ Environmental activist

To promote smart water management, Anupam Mishra works to preserve rural India’s traditional rainwater harvesting techniques.  Full bio.

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