Draft Indian Forest Act 2019: Dehumanising Forests

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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has released the first draft of the comprehensive amendments to the Indian Forest Act, 1927 (IFA).  However, the amendments have been criticized as an attempt by the central government to grab natural resources owned by tribals for generations.

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