Tag: Forest dwellers
30 families struggling to access basic amenities in Jharkhand
30 families cannot access basic amenities as they have not been allotted titles for the forest land they have been living on for 30 years. These families are completely dependent on the forest for their livelihood and as per Forest Rights Act, anyone who has been living and cultivating forest land...
Lower Suktel Dam destroying Tribal’s livelihood
Banchhorpalli, Bolangir, Odisha | Satya Banchhor Banchhorpalli is a tribal dominated village that falls under Loisingha block of Bolangir district, Odisha. This village comes in the list of those 29 villages which would be submerged in Lower Suktel Dam project. The resident forest-dwelling tribe considers Mahua tree(Madhuca Longifolia) as a...
Solar Technology Secures Crops
In a remote village of Goa, farmers use solar technology to safeguard their crops from wild animals.