Recognition of community rights under Forest Rights Act in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh: challenges and way forward

The study, undertaken in partnership with Samarthan-Centre for Development Support, aims to understand the status of communities’ claims to forest resources and assets. It also identifies best practices and bottlenecks in implementing the Forest Right Act in 120 villages across 10 districts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.