Removing forest dwellers from areas to protect biodiversity costs more than involving them: report
"... Such examples of realising economic benefits have a direct positive impact on forest growth,”
Sankar and his community dig canals to save Muthupet’s mangroves
Over 3,000 canals spread across 5,000 hectares dug in order to save mangroves that supported the fish on which the…
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
Reimagining Wellbeing: Villages opening spaces for Self-Governance
resisting mining ... and moving towards social, political, economic and ecological transformation
Out of the Woods: How the FRA Is Helping a Village in Maharashtra During the COVID Crisis
How did the Panchayat achieve such financial and political independence and empowerment?
How Forest Rights Made This Maharashtra Village ‘Atmanirbhar’
In times of crisis forest rights allow communities to move forward in self-sustenance while protecting and conserving their forests...
160 women from a tiny village called Rahu in Melghat get Rs 10000 as share of profit through bamboo harvest
The Gram Sabha values the forests and knows the outcomes of protecting and nurturing it
Insect-eating bird population drops in heavily extracted Himalayan oak forests
Encourage local communities to capitalise on the increased bird tourism in Uttarakhand by setting up homestays ...
This khadi collective in a Karnataka village has clients around the world
A diversified Gandhian village economy attempting to train Dalit women and women from other marginalised castes in new remunerative skills