Search Results for: Forest dweller

Environment minister’s call for a change in the colonial outlook: “Forests, tribal forest dwellers and life forms living in forests complement one another and are not rivals”

Forests, tribals and wildlife are not rivals, says environment minister Anil Madhav Dave inaugurates two-day conference of senior-level forest officers from states [Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun] Rajeshwari Ganesan , Down To Earth,  Friday 21 October 2016  | To read the full … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Adverse inclusion, Colonial policies, Community facilities, Customs, Ecology and environment, Economy and development, Forest Rights Act (FRA), Government of India, Maps, Misconceptions, Nature and wildlife, Northern region, Photos and slideshows, Press snippets, Quotes, Revival of traditions, Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Rural poverty, Women | Comments Off on Environment minister’s call for a change in the colonial outlook: “Forests, tribal forest dwellers and life forms living in forests complement one another and are not rivals”

Landless Kol tribe forest dwellers: Permission required to plant or use trees such as neem, amla and mahua – Uttar Pradesh

Omar Rashid, The Hindu, Allahabad, April 10, 2013 Though the Kols are anthropologically tribal, they are recognized as a Scheduled Caste in Uttar Pradesh. Not only has this deprived them of their traditional source of living-the forest, it has largely left … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Assimilation, Colonial policies, Community facilities, De- and re-tribalisation, Democracy, Education and literacy, Forest Rights Act (FRA), Government of India, Health and nutrition, History, Maps, Misconceptions, Names and communities, Press snippets, Rural poverty, Trees, Women, Worship and rituals | Tagged | Comments Off on Landless Kol tribe forest dwellers: Permission required to plant or use trees such as neem, amla and mahua – Uttar Pradesh

What is the Forest Rights Act about? Who is a forest dweller under this law, and who gets rights? – Campaign for Survival and Dignity

Millions of people live in and near India’s forest lands, but have no legal right to their homes, lands or livelihoods.  A few government officials have all power over forests and forest dwellers. The result? Both forests and people die.  … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Democracy, Forest Rights Act (FRA), History, Quotes, Rights of Indigenous Peoples | Comments Off on What is the Forest Rights Act about? Who is a forest dweller under this law, and who gets rights? – Campaign for Survival and Dignity

The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 – Reports & Articles

The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 is a result of the protracted struggle by the marginal and tribal communities of our country to assert their rights over the forestland over which they … Continue reading

Posted in Ecology and environment, Figures, census and other statistics, Forest Rights Act (FRA), Government of India, History, Organizations, Particularly vulnerable tribal group, Quotes, Resources, Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Rural poverty | Comments Off on The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 – Reports & Articles

New steps towards a full implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act – Government of India

Government of India, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, New Delhi, 20th July, 2012 The Ministry of Tribal Affairs is the nodal agency for implementing the provisions of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Economy and development, Forest Rights Act (FRA), Government of India, Quotes | Comments Off on New steps towards a full implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act – Government of India