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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.

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