Odisha tribal women start info centre to fight for individual, community forest rights, pending for several years

They harnessed their intimate traditional knowledge of the forest and plant species to increase the forest cover and brought streams back to life.

Towards radical democracy in India

Representatives' obligations would include highly constrained ‘delegated’ responsibility whereby they are subject to clear mandates given by the de...

एकमेव मार्ग (in Marathi)

"पेसा व वन अधिकार कायद्याच्या प्रभावी अंमलबजावणी शिवाय, व गाव-गणराज्य ग्राम सभा निर्माणाशिवाय मार्ग नाही"

The Only Way Ahead

The only way ahead now is effective implementation of FRA and PESA and recognition of village self rule through the gram sabha

Raahgiri Day turns '1'!

On November 16, 2014, “Raahgiri Day – Apni Rahen, Apni Azaadi” completed 1 year in Gurgaon. It has been a commendable journey with thousands partic...

Traditional Water Harvesting Structure

"A majority of the water harvesting structures constructed by TBS in Alwar district of Rajasthan were private assets and not community assets. Eve...

Mendha Lekha residents gift all their farms to Gram Sabha

The Gram Sabha of Mendha Lekha village in Gadchirolli district in Maharashtra has done away with private ownership of agricultural land using the M...

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