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Land acquisition and forest rights were challenged in the High Court, and its environment approval was litigated in the National Green Tribunal (NGT). DNA, 2 days ago

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Maharashtra tops in country in giving community forest rights, thanks to naxal-hit Gadchiroli: Report

Gadchiroli administration cleared record 3/4 community forest rights applications followed by Nagpur which approved half of the cases taking state at the top
 DNA1 week ago Patnaik seeks amendment in Forest Rights Act  Business Standard1 week ago 10 years later, forest rights elude TN tribals  DNA1 week ago Odisha Government Must Not Ignore Forest Rights Claims On POSCO Project Site, Says Amnesty International India  Sikh Siyasat Online2 weeks ago

Unequal rights for indigenous, rural women endanger forest lands - researchers

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, May 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Inadequate rights for indigenous and rural women are jeopardising forests and common lands across the globe as demand for land and resources grows, underlining the urgent need for legal reforms, ...
 DNA1 month ago India's denial of rights to tribals in tiger reserves raises fears of violence  DNA2 months ago

Seminar held

Under the sponsorship of Forest Department, Tribal Youth Council Manipur TYCM organised a one day seminar on Tribal Rights and Forest at Tribal Research Institute hall, Chingmeirong today Source The Sangai Express
 E Pao!4 weeks ago

African Court rules Kenya violates forest people's land rights

By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya has violated the forest-dwelling Ogiek people's rights to land, religion, culture, development and non-discrimination, the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights ruled on Friday, in its ...
 DNA4 weeks ago Terror at midnight: abduction trauma of Kenyan woman fighting for forests  DNA2 months ago

Forest dept to take up seed ball dispersal in big afforestation drive

For the first time, the Forest department has decided to rope in citizens in a big way in afforestation to take up seed ball dispersal and sowing. The seed ball campaign is not new to the state or to the department. In 1986-87, the department even used an ...
 Deccan Herald1 day ago

Goa govt announces TDR concept to curb land conversion cases

In a major land use reforms, the Goa government today announced that the new concept of Transfer of Developmental Rights (TDR) would be introduced to curb instances of land conversions in the coastal state. "While usage of land under forest, khazan, CRZ (with ...
 Business Standard5 days ago

Land rights help fight fires in Guatemala nature reserve - study

By Chris Arsenault RIO DE JANEIRO, June 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Residents of northern Guatemala's Maya Biosphere Reserve, an area of lush jungle and historical ruins, are far better at protecting the forest from fires when they have formal land ...
 DNA1 week ago

Forest dept lays claim to land allotted for court near Turahalli

After convincing the BMRCL to change its mind on building a Metro depot in UM Kaval, the Forest Department is now trying to reclaim another piece of land in Turahalli reserve forest that was allotted by the Bengaluru Urban deputy commissioner for construction ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Get a sapling for just Rs 3 at Forest nurseries

In order to increase the green cover in Bengaluru and encourage people to plant more trees, the Forest Department is offering saplings for as low as Rs 3 ahead of the World Environment Day on June 5. The department sold 40,000 saplings last year but the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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