The World Bank Project on BioDiversity Reports:

A Critique: MoEF’s Proposal “Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Livelihood Improvement in Forested Landscapes”, Aug 2004

This study attempts to understand the:

  • impacts of some of India’s conservation policies and programs on the livelihoods and livelihood rights of ecosystem-dependent communities,
  • ongoing attempts to evolve alternative models that integrate conservation and livelihoods and 
  • The study places itself within the context of United Nation’s Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of halving extreme poverty by 2015.
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