HOW FOREST-DWELLING COMMUNITIES ARE BRAVING THE PANDEMIC

Local communities and gram sabhas better understand the local complexities than local administrations while dealing with a crisis

Landless tribes fulfill nutritient needs by growing vegetables in bags

Bori bagicha, which means garden-in-a-bag, was initiated as the villagers do not own land where they can grow vegetables

माटी की महिलाओं की नई राह (in Hindi)

यह एक समावेशी और जवाबदेह पर्यटन का उदाहरण है, जिसमें समुदाय और सैलानियों में संस्कृति का आदान-प्रदान होता है

Nature better off with indigenous people, indicates global report

“Recognizing the knowledge, institutions and values of indigenous peoples and local communities ... enhances... nature conservation”

Maha gramsabha: A Unique Initiative In Central India

Apart from resistance against mining and implementation of forest rights, what other activities are taking place at the MGS level?

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

To Respect Human Rights, The Government Should Strategise To Coexist First, Not To Evict

The Simlipal tiger reserve, Odisha, was one of the few of its kind that had recognised land and community forest rights.

What we can Learn from the Tribals about Forests as a Source of Food Security

“Forests are the root of our existence. We care for forests as they provide us with food, teach us the way of life, and do not discriminate."

Kaas – Maharashtra’s Very Own ‘Valley Of Flowers’

The real heroes of Kaas are the 20-odd members of the Joint Forest Management Committee from the four adjoining villages.

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