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The Students & Volunteers Program

The Students & Volunteers Program facilitates the intervention of students on project work or in research studies. In a view to bridge the solution seekers and their beneficiaries, applied research institutions are invited to design projects with Harvest.


Some of Harvest's Interns and Staff,
from left to right: Coy, R. Sundaravadivel, Anja,
Steffen, J. Selvam, G. Portchejian, Matthew, and R. P. Anandan

Since 1996, the regular contribution of students and volunteers has brought to Harvest a focused and efficient intervention in specific fields of investigation. To date, Harvest has welcomed the participation of over 30 students and young professionals mainly from France , India , The Netherlands, Germany , and the USA .

The Works of Student's and Volunteer's

Students & Volunteers

Qualification & Origin

Subject

Duration

Marilou

M.A. Sociology
(USA)

Auroville water survey: Aurovilians' relation to water

1 month

Jerome & Deval

Electronic engineer (French), architect

Auroville water survey: all communities baseline data

3 months

Adeline Salvary

M.Sc. Agri., Dijon , France

Socioeconomic study: the choice of sugarcane

5 months

Emmanuel Buovolo

M.Sc. Agri., Dijon , France

Technical study: Casuarina, soil fertility and water use

5 months

Jean-Francois Beuscher & Mathieu

B.Sc. Agri., Angers, France

Farm practice in organic cashew cultivation

2 months

Laurent Stravato

M.A. Geography Grenoble France

Spatial socio-economic influence of the Sedarapet industrial estate

4 months

Lovis Willenberg & Jan Kielmann

B.Sc. Landscaping, Berlin , Germany

Xeriscape, a plant catalogue for dry landscaping

5 months

Lelia Cappon & Marike Mevis

B.Sc. Environment Tech., The Netherlands

Sources of soil toxicity and their impact on cashew cultivation

5 months

Elisabeth Belaunde

Industrial Engineer, Bilbao , Spain

Micro-watershed development study; Auroville water survey: data integration

6 months

Eve Gentil, Etienne Vidal

Ecole Superieure d'Agriculture Angers France

Farm practice and farm map set-up

5 weeks

Lucie Durel

Ecole des Arts et Metiers Lille France

Organic farming in Auroville: description & proposals for the agricultural development in India

14 weeks

Nathalie Kobes and Colin Gril

ENESAD Dijon France

Cropping pattern evolution and impacts on water

2 months

Malika Paulik

ENSAR Rennes Departement of Sciences de l'ingenieur

Study of south coast management of Kaluvelly swamp

6 months

Marie Edith Sanial & Sophie Lartigue

Enesad / Enitac

Casuarina Study

6 months

Beatrice Poulon & Nicolas Mousserin

 

Fair Trade & Soil Fertility

5 months

Gwladys Mathieu

B.Sc Agri Sciences ENSAM

Organic Farming

5 months

Cecile Arnaud

Master Degree in tropical agronomy in CNEARC

Irrigation Cane

3 months

Barbara Bentz

CNEARC - France

Irrigation tanks in the Vanur, south India a history of social water management of traditional rainwater harvesting structures

5 months

Grischa Erxleben

Humboldt University of Berlin , Germany

Integrated of Geophysical System for Water Resources Management

7 months

Pierre Jorcin

Chambrey University of France

Application of GIS in Water Resources Management

2 ½ years

Matthew S. Raske

Washington University

Preliminary concept of Storm water management for the International Zone of Auroville

3 months

Paul Roberts

Washington University

Preliminary concept of Landscaping for the International Zone of Auroville

3 months

Coy Morris

Washington University

Preliminary concept of Wastewater for the International Zone of Auroville

3 months

Sara Albee

Geo-Common's program, University of Oregon

Water management and sanitation for Kottakarai village

1 year

Steffen Blume

University of Applied Sciences and Berlin Business School

Preliminary concept of sanitation and rainwater harvest ing for the International Zone of Auroville

5 months

Anja Krause

Diploma engineer in landscape architecture from Germany

Plants for the International Zone of Auroville, a comprehensive study

3 months

N. Mahalakshmi

Pondicherry Engineering College

Groundwater Resources for Wider Auroville Area

3 months

S.Ponmalar

Pondicherry Engineering College

Groundwater Resources for Wider Auroville Area

3 months

Aude Vincent

University of Paris 6 Pierre et Marie CURIE

Hydrology of the Pondicherry-Kaluvelly Basin , PhD thesis

5 weeks, then 6 months

 

 

To contact us

Harvest
Centre for Water Resources Management Naidu House, Kottakarai
Auroville - 605101
Tamil Nadu
India
tel: +91 (0)413 622333 / 622687
fax: +91 (0)413 622690 / 622274
e-mail: harvest@auroville.org.in

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