Acronym: 
CSE
Civil Society Organization
Governmental institution
Network
Focal point: 
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)
Phone number: 
(91) (11) 29955124, 29956110, 29956394, 29956399

Location

41, Tughlakabad
Institutional Area
110062 New Delhi , Delhi
India
Delhi IN
Postal address: 
Centre for Science and Environment 41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area New Delhi-110062, India
Working languages: 
English

The India Environment Portal is initiated and managed by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) promoted by the National Knowledge Commission (NKC), Government of India.

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) is an independent, public interest organization, which uses knowledge for activism. The Centre was started in 1980, by India's top environmentalist, Anil Agarwal and continues to work to push, prod and argue for environmental management in the country. It believes it can and must make a difference.

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Journal Articles & Books
January 2009
India

The Joint Forest Management circular that took the National Forest Policy (1988) as its basis for people’s involvement in the development and protection of forests, issued more than 18 years ago, has failed in its attempt to utilise forest wealth to improve local livelihoods. The structure of the JFM is skewed towards the forest department and needs to be balanced with equal opportunities and rights to the participating communities.

Author pesents the critical issues of Joint Forest Management in this article.

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