The annual trade of small forest produce in Chhattisgarh has now reached an estimated of Rs850 crore, thanks to sufficient quantity of about 160 varieties of small forest produce available in Stat

South Zone-level Tribal Meet 2014 organised in Salem

Asks states to register growth, felling and sale of timber at local levels, instead of blanket bans

Meghalaya frames guidelines 18 years after Supreme Court ban on timber felling

This 2014 edition of the State of World’s Forests report 2014 launched by FAO focuses on the role of socio-economic benefits provided by forests, including income and employment, wood energy and forest products in housing. It also focuses on the need to shift attention from trees to people, both for data collection and policy making.

Sheer negligence on the part of authorities concerned in implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006 has resulted in lakhs of forest-dwellers being deprived of their rights, alleged the officials of

Environment is a multi-disciplinary topics directly related to the nature, human being and their activities. Concerns have been growing widely about changing environment and its impact upon the lives of the earth. In fact, areas of most researchers and efforts of most scientists are being concentrated towards environment in one way or the other. Accordingly, priority of the Government of Nepal has also been focused towards environment, be that in the name of "the Climate Change" or "Conservation" or " the quality of life of the people".

This study focuses on evaluating and improving the assessment of forest wealth. In its broad purpose, the study is intended to help improve the current forest wealth assessment methodology by the World Bank to enable more accurate estimates of forest wealth and other related indicators.

Seeking to bring out a comprehensive plan for forest management involving local communities across the country, the Centre will conduct a fresh socio-economic survey of forest dwellers and those li

A joint statement issued by a number of movements, conservation NGOs and experts in conservation biology against the application filed in the Supreme Court against the Forest Rights Act.