Jodhpur: The European Union today entered into a deal with the Jal Bhagirathi Foundation (JBF) to launch a water project.
Daniele Smadja, Ambassador and Head of the EU delegation, arrived in the city to launch the project -- 'Poverty Reduction of Desert Communities in the Dry Lands of Western Rajasthan through Integrated Community Based Water Resource Management'.
She also visited 'Maliyon ki Dhani', one of the villages under the project.
However this project will focus on reducing the vulnerability of the poor in the water-scarce Marwar region.
The overall budget allocated to this project is Euro 1.