Waatavaran

Waatavaran

securing forest ownership and livelihoods for a million tribals

About

Waatavaran secures the ownership of tribals’ ancestral land using the Forest Rights Act, 2006, which gives forest-dwelling communities rights over the land they have lived on for decades. To generate evidence for land claims, Waatavaran uses GIS based mapping technology. Waatavaran also empowers tribals through mobilization, training and inculcating natural resources management and sustainable livelihood practices. Alongside, they work with local government bodies and Gram Sabhas to enable the management of common land.

People

Bhagwan Keshbat

Details

Land & Property Rights
Navi Mumbai
Maharashtra
Research Innovation
Incubator
2018
https://waatavaran.in/

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