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How Community Forest Rights Empowered Gondia’s Women And Youth.

Recognition of community forest rights has improved the socio-economic status of women and reduced distress migration among youth of the forest villages of Gondia By Flavia Lopes|15 Apr, 2022 Gondia (Maharashtra): In a room full of men gathered for the federation meeting, Shevanta Kumeti stands out. Dressed in a colourful saree with the loose end …

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Forest Rights Foster Self-Sustaining Villages In Maharashtra’s Gondia

Forest Rights Foster Self-Sustaining Villages In Maharashtra’s Gondia Forest Rights Foster Self-Sustaining Villages In Maharashtras Gondia Two villagers of Dhamditola collecting tendu leaves that bud once a year between March and May generating sizable revenues for the villagers. They got the rights over these minor forest produce in 2013 through the Forest Rights Act, 2006. …

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Defenders Of The Forest: How Forest Dwelling-Communities Of Gondia Are Regenerating Forests

Recognition of forest rights in Gondia’s forest villages has increased a sense of ownership and responsibility in the villagers over their forest resources, leading to the adoption of a wide range of sustainable forest management practices. ByFlavia Lopes|11 Mar, 2022 Gondia (Maharashtra): It is a mid-February afternoon. Dhansingh Janglu Dugga, a lean, rugged 55-year-old gond adivasi, …

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