Ten years of FRA: only 3 per cent of forest dwellers’ rights recognised
Collective rights to undo historic injustice meted out to indigenous people remain completely ignored by the states, says Citizens’ report
Can India reduce food wastage with community refrigerators?
Community refrigerators have helped reduce food wastage in the UAE, Germany and France. India too can popularise and scale up the initiative
Interview with Vinod Pavarala on community radio in India
Mauritius must protect vulnerable coastal communities from the effects of the oil spill
The Mauritius oceans are particularly important for Creole community that live in villages along the coastline and are descendants of African and …
Centre’s new guidelines on compensatory afforestation ignore communities’ concerns
Guidelines have tried to address the challenge of land scarcity for compensatory afforestation but have fallen short of clarifying minimum …
Of human bondage
New law finally gives voice to the Yarra River's traditional owners
New legislation has recognised the Yarra River as a single, living entity. But what does that mean in practice?
Money for nothing?
A revolutionary system of trade, the LETSystem, helps communities meet their requirements without depending on hard cash
With training and incentive, ASHAs can help address lifestyle diseases: Study
Study finds that ASHAs feel overburdened
The HRD minister wants to teach rainwater harvesting. But is he willing to learn it from communities?
Washed, clean and green
The Vankars of Gujarat have reclaimed saline wastelands in Gujarat after 9 years of bloody struggle
COVID-19 deals a blow to United States non-profits as funds dry up
At least 25% non-profits laid off or furloughed employees; 69% reported a loss of critical programme volunteers in Arizona
Forest Rights Act: From rights on paper to rights in practice
Local civil society organisations play a vital role in helping forest-dwelling communities assert and exercise their collective rights
States violate community forest rights as Centre delays implementation of CAF Act
States exploit the delay in the drafting of rules for the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act to assert rights over land claimed by communities …
Ghana’s community-based volunteers are saviours for many kids
A sizeable number of people in communities across the country, especially Ghana's Northern Region, do not have access to health facilities
International Women’s Day: ‘Next, I will build a pucca house and beauty parlour’
With Trickle Up’s seed grant, a lot of women in Jharkhand’s Pakur opted for agricultural practices. But Golapi chose to run a …
It is legal, yet harvesting bamboo out of reach for these communities
Though bamboo can now be legally harvested, local communities are protesting as they face administrative hurdles
How to douse the flames
The challenge facing India today is in many ways the biggest challenge facing the entire world
Together we stand
However Long is Forever Michael Isaac and Viren Kanitkar 17 mins vhs pal Telugu with English subtitles Presented by the Dialogue Group
Leading the battle against the bottle
Several regional organisations are helping women fight against the sale and consumption of liquor.
Collective action around common resources could help vulnerable communities
There are significant opportunities to build on ideas to promote collective action and commercialisation without commodification on a larger scale
सामुदायिक किचन पर नहीं सुधरे राज्य, सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने बढ़ाया जुर्माना
सुनवाई के दौरान सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने महाराष्ट्र, दिल्ली, मणिपुर, ओड़िशा और गोवा पर 5-5 लाख रुपए का जुर्माना और लगाया है
Out of the woods?
Some exciting recent developments indicate that India's forest people might soon have their home rights restored and be allowed to manage their …