Forest Conservation and Management in Pachgaon

A small village called Pachgaon, in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra has done commendable work on forest management and livelihood generation.

Chetna Andolan's "Best Ecologist Award 2016"

Participants were judged on their ability to cut grass without harming other plants, and on their knowledge of the forest.

From the Himalayan mountains to Ocean Blues - Avani to Saagari

Avani's approach is to re-establish the broken link between the natural resource base, the farmer, dyer and weaver, and to nurture it

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

जंगलाची पहारेकरीण ! (in Marathi)

गोंदियामधील नानव्हा येथे राहणाऱ्या उषा मडावी या आदिवासी स्त्रीचे कर्तृत्व आहे ते जंगल वाचवण्याचे. Usha Madaavi, an adivasi lady of a village in Gondia dis...

Food fest to revive tribal cuisine

Group organises 'wild food festival' at Bhimashankar to preserve culinary art, get young ones to take pride in dishes

Pastoralists protect Forest Landscapes

Both communities and forests need to co-exist to be sustainable, in the buffer area of Sariska Tiger Reserve.

Jamguda shows the path

Community Rights of Jamguda were recognized - rights such as those to manage the forest, to collect and sell minor forest produce, etc. - in 2010.

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