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February 19, 2018

Yam harvest in Kudhraiyar nursery

TAMIL NADU, India – About 2-2.5 years ago several species of yams were sown in the Kudhraiyar nursery of the Palni Hills Conservation Council in Tamil Nadu. The yams were from several parts of central India (Maharashtra, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Tamil READ MORE »

January 19, 2018

XI General Assembly, events on ICCAs in Africa and Switzerland and at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

GENEVA, Switzerland – On 25-26 November 2017, the 11th General Assembly of the ICCA Consortium  gathered 60 participants from four continents, including about 36 Members and 50 Honorary members. The General Assembly is a crucial moment for the ICCA Consortium’s READ MORE »

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February 19, 2018

Within the world of food collection

SEVERAL years ago an argument broke out at a shrine in the village where I lived and where we had brought the bear that had been killed on the hunt. Someone wanted a claw of the dead animal and had READ MORE »

August 10, 2017

From Close Quarters: Protecting an Adivasi Culture the State Wants to Destroy

The unrest in and around Bastar is fundamentally about respect, dignity and trust in our behaviour towards other people. When there is no longer any violence, there is no need for help Therefore you should not demand help, but abolish READ MORE »

What are NTFPs

Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) are defined as "all biological materials, other than timber, which are extracted from forest for human use."

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