In the first-ever such consultation with the forest department of Maharashtra on Thursday, tribal and forest rights activists, including those belonging to RSS constituent Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, ha

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Schemes for Tribal Areas, 15/07/2019. Government has adopted a multi-pronged strategy for overall and holistic development of tribal people living across the country including Madhya Pradesh. These include support for health, skill development, education, sanitation, water supply, livelihood etc.

The Dongria Kondh tribe of Niyamgiri Hills are among the best conservationists in the world.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Encroachment on Tribal Land, 04/07/2019. In so far as land related issues are concerned, the Ministry of Rural Development, Department of Land Resources (DoLR), is the nodal Ministry at the Centre, which plays a monitoring role in the field of land reforms.

As thousands of tribals continue to protest against mining at deposit number 12 at Dantewada’s Bailadila iron ore mines, saying the hill that is to be mined is home to their deity, the sub-division

The groundswell of protests by adivasis in Dantewada against a contract awarded to Adani Enterprises Ltd to mine iron ore deposits in a hill in the Bailadila range, has prompted the Chhattisgarh go

This essay examines the role of India’s 2006 Forest Rights Act in the procedures that regulate transfer of forest land to large infrastructure projects. Specifically, it shows the gap between the legally mandated requirements and how these are implemented in project approval processes.

The Wampis is an indigenous group comprised of thousands of members whose ancestors have lived in the Amazon rainforest of northern Peru for centuries.

There is a land at the center of the Americas that is said to remain in the wild.

Brazil possesses vast tracts of public lands, especially in the Amazon, which exist in the public domain.

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