The Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP) for Africa has been testing and refining approaches to community-based adaptation (CBA) with communities in the drylands in Ghana, Niger, Kenya and Mozambique, promoting the integration of these approaches into local and national government systems and programmes, and into those of other African countries.

The Southwest Area Integrated Water Resources Planning and Management Project in Bangladesh became the first initiative to successfully incorporate beneficiary participation into all aspects of managing large-scale irrigation systems.

The people of Ikara Community in Ikpoba Oka Local Government Area of Edo State have sent a Save Our Soul (SOS) message to President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, following an oil spillage in the communi

Union Minister for Panchayati Raj and Tribal Welfare V. Kishore Chandra Deo on Tuesday said the decisions of gram sabhas were important for recognition of forest rights.

BHUBANESWAR: Even though Odisha government claimed to have settled maximum individual rights under the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006, the National Advisory Council (NAC) on Monday expressed dissati

Hundreds of villagers from 15 gram panchayats assembled at Charba village near here on Wednesday and vowed not to allow the establishment of a Coca Cola unit there.

RANCHI: The Khunti district in the past has been feared for Red terror but there is a success story there too in which the conservation of biodiversity was done by roping the village community.

To reduce the widening gap between tribal community and city dwellers, Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti (GSDS) is hosting a three day event at Gandhi Darshan in Raj Ghat here beginning Wednesday.

Communities can conserve forests and make a living out of it. Then why is the government playing spoilsport?

This publication highlights the results and lessons learned in the past 20 years of the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (SGP) and reflects on the contributions of communities to sustainable development. It also includes valuable insight and testimonials on how SGP contributes to development issues and the UNDP mandate.