Sunday, 05 April 2015 11:16

Mr. Sarath, Keraleeyam welcomed the gathering, Post CFR Workshop at Thrissur

Dr. AmithaBachan, Research Director of the Western Ghats Hornbill Foundation made a presentation on CFR and various provisions of the FRA 2006 and issues, challenges and synergies based on their experience in the implementation of community rights among the primitive Kadar community and also consolidated through the series of workshop and consultation.Dr. Amrith of KFRI presented traditional and cultural governance protocols of tribal community ensuringsustaibality of NTFPs and concerns over a market driven NTFP collection.Mis. Alphonse from Natural Justice pointed out practical aspects of claiming of Rights and its conferring especially in the protected areas and synergy with the Biodiversity act. Various environmental organizations, Forest department and officials GS members from Pullukad Malaya Tribal Colony of Nellyampathy were participated in this programme.
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