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South Asian Development NewsMar 02, 2015
Why Land Acquisition Needs a Rethink

Three million forest dwellers in Odisha are estimated to have been displaced since independence by various ...

 
Forestry, the Mexican Way

More than 70 per cent of the forests in Mexico are controlled by 35,000 indigenous ...

Lost Lives and Livelihoods of Tea Tribes

It is estimated that the tribal communities forcibly settled from central India constitute between 15 to ...

 
Pursuing Sensible Development:

The report of the Kelkar Committee on balanced development in Maharashtra has important recommendations. ...

Dharavi Slum Transforms into Art Gallery

Organised by SNEHA, an NGO, the Biennale has four themes of art, health, recycling and ...

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