This paper considers the extent to which the Forest Rights Act 2006, potentially the most comprehensive institutional reform of forest rights in India since Independence, may ameliorate the high levels of chronic and acute poverty in forested areas of Andhra Pradesh.

This study aims at understanding the importance of such farmers'
knowledge and role in sustainable agriculture among the Pradhan Tribe in Adilabad District. The paper presents some empirical data from the Pradhan Tribe of Andhra Pradesh which highlights the community's indigenous agricultural knowledge and the