Nov. 4, 2020

SDG #6 - Happiness of the Commons on Water with Praharsh Patel

SDG #6 - Happiness of the Commons on Water with Praharsh Patel

How can we change the story from the Tragedy of the Commons to the Happiness of the Commons?

Praharsh Patel communicates how we can flip this switch by providing proper incentives to farmers. We hear a unique first-person story from Praharsh and how this can drive tangible change for the farmers in India; and the world.

Praharsh Patel is a young enthusiast working in the field of Policy Research that graduated with a Masters in Mathematics from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.  He is trained as a BigData analyst and holds a MicroMasters in Data, Economics, and Development Policy from J-PAL, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston.

His academic interests include Water Resource Management, Groundwater, Resource Policies, and Arid-region agriculture practices.  He is the co-founder of the "Prayaas: The Movement for Grassroot Changes" that is working to develop and implement successful model for the scalable solution is the domain of 1) Agriculture and Livelihood, 2) Education, 3) Heath and Wellness, and 4) Skill Development.