The objective of the study was to understand both the ground level situation of CFR implementation and major policy level developments that may be obstructing or strengthening the provision of CFRs, and to provide an assessment based on the collected information about the same.

Persistence and Change: Review of 30 years of Community Forestry in Nepal” is the first national study of the impacts of community forestry since the initiation of community forestry over 30 years ago. The study draws on a wealth of data and analysis and represents an important milestone for community forestry.

The Forest Rights Act 2006 recognises and secures Community Rights/Community Forest Resources of the communities, in addition to their Individual Rights. The Act came into force from 2008, after FRA rule was framed.

REDD+ has become an important component in the discussions on climate change and forest governance, but there is further need to understand the linkages with local governance and the challenges for its implementation.

PALPA, JAN 13 - Residents of Kachal VDC in the district were recently connected to the central power line, bringing electricity to the village, thanks to the government’s rural electrification prog

This report includes the analysis of forest fires in Andhra Pradesh, which has immense importance in creation of a healthy forest.

Woodfuels (firewood and charcoal) are the dominant energy source and the leading forest product for most developing countries. Representing 60 to 80 percent of total wood consumption in these nations, woodfuels often account for 50 to 90 percent of all energy used.

The study, undertaken in partnership with Samarthan-Centre for Development Support, aims to understand the status of communities’ claims to forest resources and assets. It also identifies best practices and bottlenecks in implementing the Forest Right Act in 120 villages across 10 districts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

This report is a compilation of the Forest Rights Act, Rules and guidelines issued by the government on implementation of Forest Rights Act.

Whereas the draft of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Amendment Rules, 2012 were published, as required by sub-section (1) of section 14 of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 (2 of 2007) under the notification of the Governme