Category Archives: Sacred grove

Involving tribal communities in conservation: Sustainable resource use and forest conservation by the Kaani community of Kanyakumari – Tamil Nadu

Update 8 February 2018: see S. David Sargunam, Ch. 3, pp. 37-55 3. Sustainable resource use and forest conservation by the Kaani indigenous community of Kanyakumari forests in the Western Ghats, India published in: Madhav Karki, Rosemary Hill, Dayuan Xue, … Continue reading

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Map | A virtual journey across time and space

Whatever our own cultural background, there are amazing discoveries to be made, for India’s youth just as for scholars and visitors from all over the world! Learn more about – and from – some of India’s tribal communities by clicking on the button … 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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Combining traditional biodiversity knowledge with “livelihood enhancement”: The SBI Life Adivasi youth skill development programme for Wayanad – Kerala

E.M. Manoj, The Hindu, Kalpetta, November 28, 2015  | To read the full article, click here >> The SBI Life Adivasi youth skill development programme, a project being implemented jointly by the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) here and SBI Life Insurance Company, Kerala, … Continue reading

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Turning sacred groves into oases of biodiversity through community participation: The People’s biodiversity register (PBR) – Goa

Rajendra P Kerkar, Times of India, Dec 1, 2016 KERI: The village panchayat of Bhironda in Sattari taluka has become the state’s first local self-governing body to have completed work on the people’s biodiversity register (PBR) in keeping with the Biodiversity … Continue reading

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