To strengthen environmental governance mechanisms in the NBR with a multi-stakeholder approach focussing on decentralized community based resource management. The programme endeavours to engage with academicians, government at various levels as well as business interests in an attempt to mainstream environmental governance in the development paradigm.
- Community Forest Rights Training in the Aracode region:
On the 24th of October 2017, Forest Rights Act (FRA) training for communities in the Aracode region was held. It is situated on the Northern slopes of the Nilgiris. The region consists of tribal hamlets with an estimated population of 2000. The training was held with a purpose to assist the communities in ... Read more ...
- Training on Forest Rights Act conducted in Baviyur and Kolikkarai
17 July 2016, Konavakkarai: P. Chandran of the Livelihoods team conducted a training on Forest Rights Act for Kolikkarai and Baviyur villages two days ago. Organised by United Nilgiri Conservation Society (UNCS), the training was attended by 35 villagers as well as the Kotagiri Tehsildar – Ms. Manimeghalai, Forest Range ... Read more ...