The 9th Pastoral Parliament –Making Pastorals’ Voices Audible
Jueves, 19th Julio 2018
Pastoral men, women, youth and children gathering since morning at Rabari Dharmashala at Ambaji in Gujarat, India. Slowly they became like a family of 3000 people. The cheers, energy and enthusiasm can be seen on their faces.
La campaña de motocicletas "ruedas de esperanza" aborda la ocupación ilegal de tierra comunitaria en India
Aproximadamente el 78% de las tierras de pastoreo de patrimonio común en el Estado de Gujarat ha sido adquirido por inversores y otros actores, restringiendo el acceso a usuarios locales de la tierra. La ONG local Maldhari Rural Action Group (MARAG) trabajó con las comunidades locales para...
Ensuring land tenure rights to marginalised and vulnerable communities in India
Viernes, 9th Marzo 2018
India faces enormous challenges in its quest to develop in a socially conscience, economically and environmentally just manner. In regards to developing responsible land governance, it remains a complex issue aggravated by a combination of systematic legal and institutional failures. Institutions that govern land, market and societies have fundamental weaknesses to address land and property issues of poor rural women and men, Tribals, and Dalits.
Protecting forests and securing customary rights through Community Forest Governance
Indigenous Peoples play a crucial role in defending and protecting their forest land rights. The passing of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act of 2006 is a positive step towards the recognition of...