Community Forest Rights saving India's Biodiversity
54-year-old Sarawan Tulsi Ram Wadankar returns home in the evening. His wife pours cow dung into their biogas plant which meets their cooking gas requirements.
A gram panchayat meeting in progress. Villagers plan their day's action and roles in forest management including cleaning the area, patrolling, marking the trees and enlisting them in the panchayat records roster.
54-year-old Sarawan Tulsi Ram Wadankar (center) with villagers in the forest.
54-year-old Sarawan Tulsi Ram Wadankar (center) with his family members.
35-year-old Mamita Narendra Mashakhetri
A village patrol unit patrols the forest.
A village patrol unit prepares to patrol the forest. They had nabbed a group of poachers and handed them over to the police.