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Conservation & Livelihoods

This programme has its roots in some of the group’s earliest actions in the early 1980s, and involves:

  • Conceptual and advocacy work on more effective, democratic forms of conservation in India
  • Field documentation and research at several sites
  • Legal and policy analysis, advocacy, and outreach
  • Pioneering the concept of Community Conserved Areas in South Asia and the world
  • Networking with organizations and individuals across the world on C&L issues
  • Facilitating communities to further their conservation efforts
  • Leading a process of ‘building bridges’ between conservation and human rights advocates
  • Coordinating the ‘Future of Conservation’ network in India
  • Creating and disseminating briefing and guidance materials including newsletters

Overall contacts for C&L programme:

Ashish Kothari,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and Neema Pathak Broome,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The contact for Campaign for Conservation and Community Control over Biodiversity are  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.