Self Governance Model secured the community right of villagers on ancestral forest in Mendha Lekha

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In 2011, Mendha Lekha in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district became the first village in India to exercise its community right to harvest bamboo and sell under the Forest Rights Act (FRA). Mendha lekha, a village in Gadchiroli district where villagers were … Continued

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We Congratulate SJSM for winning the best Innovation for the thematic area of ‘Livelihoods’ award

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Aid For Change congratulates Shramjivi Janata Sahayyak Mandal (SJSM), SWISSAID’s partner since 1982, for being awarded for best Innovation for the thematic area of ‘Livelihoods’ in the Maharashtra Rural Livelihoods Innovation Forum 2012-14. The award was handed over by the … Continued

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