A founder member of the Jaykot forest users group in Kahnu village, Pokhra, talks to Down To Earth on the benefits of community forest management

scientists have expressed concern over the gradual disappearance of several important north Indian tree species such as sal , sheesham and khair, due to various reasons. The causes

Nepal government decided to hand over certain forest areas to rural communities.

madhya Pradesh has set a record by being the first state in the world to implement the new concept of People Protected Area (ppa). Introduced under the United Nations Development Programme

It is important to note that India

a proposal by the us to slash tariffs

Conservationists in Brazil come up with a model way to reduce the pressure on forests

Five condom vending machines were set up at different locations in New Delhi. The machines were installed at Laxmi Nagar, Preet Vihar, ITO, Sadanand Marg and Palika Bazar. The Union ministry of

Forest issues often concern large amounts of money, long time frames, huge areas of land and diverse livelihoods. This report draws the main findings from a series of six country studies from Costa Rica, Ghana, India, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea and Zimbabwe and from a review of international policy initiatives.

Two state governments protest against a Supreme Court ban on forest produce