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For vote-seekers, a manifesto from livestock breeders
Compensation is due for grazing-land in forests, lost when a dam is being built or development projects are undertaken.
How local democracy is solving water issues in southern Rajasthan
"One of the reasons for opting for this approach is the relatively low cost of these community ponds - it cost a 10th of one under NREGA."
Sending the Climate Change message through the Ramayana
Sita and Rama are metaphors for Prakruti (nature) and Purusha (mankind)
A People’s Manifesto for the Western Himalayas Mountain region, April 2019
outlines a region-specific strategy for inclusive, ecologically sound development that takes into account the fragility of the landscape.
Women come out of the woods: collectivisation in rural Maharashtra
Gadchiroli’s women first came together to protest mining in their forests. Now, they’re calling the shots
People’s Manifesto For a Just, Equitable, and Sustainable India (2019)
Sent to political parties in relation to the upcoming national elections...
Engaging Communities in Resource Monitoring: The Political Ecology of Science as the Language of Power
Community-based monitoring can play a critical role in the empowerment of local communities and their engagement in conservation.
Kashmiri Pandit, Muslim Artists Come Together to Promote Harmony Through Their Work
Unique exhibition aimed at promoting the ideas of harmony and togetherness through the medium of art
People as auditors
The Supreme Court has ordered that Social Audit Standards be applied to set up truly independent state-supported Social Audit units.