Category Archives: Forest Rights Act (FRA)

The “India Exclusion Report”: A collaborative, trans-disciplinary report that examines the outcomes of public policy, law, programmes, budgets, institutions and their functioning for all peoples

India Exclusion Report 2015 A comprehensive, annually updated analysis on the exclusion of disadvantaged groups in India ISBN: 978-93-82579-39-7 First Edition: 2016 [PDF 13 MB, 294 pages] Read the full report here >> YODA PRESS 268 A/C Vasant Kunj New Delhi … Continue reading

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Tip | Search category “Bees and honey”

The role of bees in any economy is well known. The disappearance of indigenous bee populations has therefore alarmed scientists all over the world: [B]ees are a crucial component of environmental ecosystems. They are responsible for the pollination of flowers, especially … Continue reading

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Planting char, mahuli, and bamboo to regenerate forests: Conservation efforts by the Baiga tribal community – Madhya Pradesh

Survival International, 21 April, 2017 3. The Baiga have restored over 600 acres of forest around just one village In the village of Dhaba in central India, Baiga tribal villagers became concerned that the local forest department were cutting down too many … Continue reading

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”No one wants the forest to disappear”: Dr. Felix Padel on peace, justice, the Forest Rights Act and music

Bittu Sahgal, sanctuaryasia.com Felix Padel is a London-born anthropologist-activist. Among other things, he was Professor, School of Rural Management, Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur, during 2012-2014. A great, great grandson of Charles Darwin, he studied classical Latin, Greek, … Continue reading

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Pioneering community services for tribal communities in the Nilgiris: Adivasi Munnetra Sangam – Tamil Nadu

Excerpts from explanations in the illustrated calendar 2017 distributed by the Adivasi Munnetra Sangam (AMS) in Gudalur 5. FRA Forest Rights Act Our forests are ours again. In 2006, the government finally accepted the historical injustice meted out to Adivasis and passed the Forest … Continue reading

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