Status report on the implementation of Forest Rights Act in Tamil Nadu, 2017

This status report on the implementation of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) in the state of Tamilnadu has been compiled with the intention of providing an overall idea regarding the situation of the Tribal communities and FRA in the state. The objective of the study are: To take stock of the implementation status FRA 2006 by the Government of Tamil Nadu; To identify the issues and challenges for the key stakeholders for implementation of the FRA in Tamil Nadu; To study the potential opportunity for sustainable livelihood initiatives among these communities and Exploring possibilities collective action of all stakeholders.