Communities are ‘far behind’ in terms of human development, says survey of 1,000 households by Professor Amartya Sen’s institute

Last year in November, Ganeshwadi, a hamlet of Kolam tribals in Maharastra’s Yavatmal, was the first in the district to get water supply through tankers.

Rajasthan’s tribal community in Shahbad region facing poverty, unemployment and malnutrition

An Expert Committee on Tribal Health was constituted jointly by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA), Government of India in the year 2013 under the Chairmanship of Dr.

104 million tribal people, accounting for 8.6 percent of India’s population, are heavily marginalised and discriminated against. Not only are tribal communities socio-economically othered by the mainstream Indian populace, they also face a host of structural inequalities, with access to healthcare being one of the biggest.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is often thought of as the inspiration for the Sardar Sarovar dam which faced a lot of environmental and humanitarian protests

Indonesian officials touted a new agrarian reform law as a major step forward in an ambitious land distribution programme, but activists warned on Wednesday that the plan will fail without legally

Entomophagy is practised on a large scale by the tribal communities in North East India compared to eastern and southern states. Termites, honey bees, grasshoppers, stink bugs, aquatic insects and silkworms are common and preferred insect species because they contain high amount of protein, fat, minerals and vitamins.

One morning in May, David Kisang, 50, sat outside his tiny dome-shaped hut, with its walls made of sticks and black polythene for a roof, sipping tea.

Millions of landless peasants and indigenous people in Indonesia are being left out of an ambitious push by the government to give land titles in a process that campaigners say ignores the concerns

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