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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    India

    This report seeks to highlight the potential of FRA, assess its achievements, identify the bottlenecks, and find the ways forward. Its objectives are to:

    Make a quantitative estimate of forest land that has the potential to be recognized as CFR area, and compare it to the actual forest area recognized asCFRs across the country;

    Assess the qualitative potential of FRA for gender equal development, poverty alleviation, climate change and biodiversity conservation;

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2017
    India

    The Independent People’s Tribunal (IPT) undertook an inquiry on the status of implementation of FRA to understand and analyze the reasons behind the lack of implementation and/or the violations in the implementation of the Act. The objectives of IPT were to:

    1. Identify and analyze the various violations happening across states on the implementation

    of FRA, and whether they are procedural or structural in nature.

    2. The direct and indirect impact its non-implementation would have/has had on the

    communities.

    3. Assess the status of FRA thereof.

     

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 1994
    India

    The first of the series focuses on the much debated issue of forest lands. Retaining the existing forest cover, improving the quality of so-called forest land, bringing back the traditional ethos of preserving forests as part of the Indian heritage and lifestyle and making people part of the greening movement rather than policing the forests, the changing policies over the past century and their impact on the forest cover, the relevance of these policies in the context of liberalisation and structural adjustment are all addressed in this volume.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2015
    India

    The Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) supported a scoping study to understand the range of post CFR issues in the central Indian landscape,  especially in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha. It also proactively sought to draw experiences from states such as Maharashtra and Kerala where established mechanisms related to post CFR issues have been implemented through various partnerships.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2015
    Thailand

    In contrast to the more spectacular ‘land grabs’ for tourism development, the smaller-scale, progressive encroachment by tourist establishments into protected environments has attracted little attention in the literature. This article seeks to highlight the issue by a case study of the Thai authorities’ crackdown on resorts and second homes encroaching upon protected forests in a national park area in Thailand.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2017
    India

    The  study is focused on RS and GIS based assessment of forest encroachment in Shimoga district of Karnataka for the years 1990, 2000 and 2010 using Landsat TM/MSS/ETM+ for 1990 and 2000, mid south western part of malnad region of Karnataka state, geographically lies between 13°27' and 14°39' N latitudes and 74°38' and 76°4'E longitudes.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 2009
    India

    The Joint Forest Management circular that took the National Forest Policy (1988) as its basis for people’s involvement in the development and protection of forests, issued more than 18 years ago, has failed in its attempt to utilise forest wealth to improve local livelihoods. The structure of the JFM is skewed towards the forest department and needs to be balanced with equal opportunities and rights to the participating communities.

    Author pesents the critical issues of Joint Forest Management in this article.

  8. Library Resource
    Other legal document
    June, 2017
    India

    Live statistics of forest and wildlife area clearances given by Ministry for diversion to non-forestry purpose for investment. Organized as per stages of clearance, level (district, state, national) where the proposal is being considered, Searchable database indicating state, proposal name, user agency, forest area requested, status of area clearance along with link to reports.

  9. Library Resource
    Act, Rules and Guidelines, Forest Rights Act, 2006
    Legislation & Policies
    April, 2014
    India

    Ministry of Tribal Affairs(MoTA), Government of India provides definintion of forest land as per FRA, different types of forest rights as per FRA, and comprehensive rules and guidelines related to FRA.

  10. Library Resource
    Status report on implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 [for the period ending 28.02.2017]
    Reports & Research
    February, 2017
    India

    Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India is  the nodal ministry authorized for the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (recognition of Forest rights) Act, 2006.

    This site presents updated status report of IFR and CFR claims and rights recognition  state-wise with number and area.

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