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Exercising one’s forest rights by employing GPS technology: New insights gained by tribal communities of the Nilgiris during an exposure trip to Odisha

Report and photos courtesy Shruti Agarwal © 2015 | To view more photos and read the full article, click here >> Orissa has many success stories where formal recognition of rights, both individual and community, have been done to a great … Continue reading

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Guided tour – Part 5

Tribal customs attract the attention of experts in the wake of multiple threats posed to public Health and food security. Indigenous knowledge systems are being valued assets in the context Biodiversity just as Ethnobotany. This explains why distinguished scientist MS … Continue reading

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Fund raiser cycle trip for an amazing school for adivasi kids – Karnataka

By Mari Marcel Thekaekara, New Internationalist,  March 19, 2012 The organization I work with, ACCORD – which aims to improve the human rights of adivasi people in India – arranged a fund raiser cycle trip from Bangalore to Gudalur last week to raise … Continue reading

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