Teak plantations, evictions, a lack of land titles – Adivasi women spoke of this and more in Delhi last week, and demanded implementation of the Forest Rights Act. An SC ruling on a case against the FRA is awaited
November 25, 2019 | Chitrangada Choudhury
The 3,200 acre Aarey tract in north Mumbai was once home to 27 Adivasi hamlets. But over the years, several projects have taken over large portions of this land, including a dairy processing unit and a ‘film city’. The latest claimant is a car shed for the Mumbai Metro
October 24, 2019 | Aakanksha
The Adivasis of Talgaon, in the Panna Tiger Reserve's core area, had to give up their traditional livelihoods when they were relocated. They now live without land titles, rations and schools – fearing further eviction.
December 12, 2018 | Maithreyi Kamalanathan
The India State of Forest Report 2017 is published by the Forest Survey of India, a national organisation under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. This biennial report, published since 1987, maps the changes in forest cover across the country.
12 February 2018 | Forest Survey of India
The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act was enacted on December 29, 2006, and thereafter amended in 2012. It is often referred to as the Forest Rights Act.