Rural and indigenous communities worldwide must wade through decades of red tape to secure property rights while companies can win those rights within weeks, putting local people at grave risk of l
The tribal development department subsequently launched the Van Mitra programme to first train officials on the law and then to clear or reopen tens of thousands of pending or erroneously rejected
We want to go home.
CONQUISTA DO OESTE, BRAZIL - The savannah scrubland where Chief Joao Ponce once hunted deer and wild boar in Brazil has given way to neat rows of soy and corn that a tractor sprays with herbicide.
New research shows that paying communities in Mexico to conserve and manage their jointly-owned property doesn't just benefit the environment—it strengthens social relationships and a sense of comm
Order of the Delhi High Court in the matter of M/S Metro Waste Handling Vs Delhi Jal Board dated 29/05/2018.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government has distributed 10 crore LPG connections in four years, including four crore free to poor women of which 45 per cent beneficiaries have been D
The country’s attempts to protect its forests have been undermining the rights of indigenous people living on the land.
National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) chairperson Nand Kumar Sai on Monday said encroachments by non-tribals on land reserved for indigenous people in Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous Dist
It was a letter of unity and solidarity.
Forfeiting our commons
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