Activating Village Committees to Manage Forest Resources in Odisha

Oxfam India is part of a global movement working to fight poverty,injustice and inequality. In India, it works in seven states1. Oxfam India’s programme on Fair Sharing of Natural Resources is aimed at promoting tribal livelihoods, food security and environment protection, and control and...

Privatising Forests: A Bad Idea

Sharelines @OxfamIndia explains why forests in the country should not be privatised. Read here. http://bit.ly/1LROgKKIf private players ‘manage’ forests in India, where would the Adivasis go? Read more. http://bit.ly/1LROgKK There has not been a dull moment on the Indian forest scenario in...

Climate change affecting women farmers the most in Chhattisgarh

Sharelines #Climatechange is affecting women farmers the most in #Chhattisgarh. Find out more here. http://bit.ly/1OX4f9v Here are the important recommendations made by @OxfamIndia to help women farmers affected by #climatechange in #Chhattisgarh. http://bit.ly/1OX4f9vDepleting river basins and...

Oxfam India hold conference to improve on toolkit that help tribals in Chhattisgarh understand their land rights

Sharelines @OxfamIndia organises a conference in #Chhattisgarh to discuss improvements in FPIC toolkit. Know more. http://bit.ly/1KBHlyf Oxfam India organised a round-table discussion on “Free prior and Informed consent” (FPIC) in, Raipur on September 16, 2015. Over 36 participants, including...

In ‘campaign mode’, states flout FRA rules

SharelinesIn campaign mode, are states flouting FRA rules? @OxfamIndia tries to provide the answer. Read here. Read on. http://bit.ly/1iyZXsw The deadline has been set for settling claims under #FRA, but how are the states faring? @OxfamIndia answers. http://bit.ly/1iyZXsw Prime Minister Narendra...