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Paranoia Masquerading as a Review

for empowering women, along with a well- defined gender development index to monitor the impact of its implementation in raising the status of women from time to time. The plan document, time and again, speaks of capacity building. However, at the operational part, it speaks only of invigorating some of the traditional programmes like 'Rashtriya Mahila Kosh'.

A Socio-Ecological Basis for Natural Resource Management-Forest Bill Debate

Natural Resource Management Forest Bill Debate Ashwini Chhatre The debate on the draft forest bill has thrown up issues that have not been clearly addressed by the participants. This paper summarises and critically discusses the draft bill the alternative 'people's natural resource management bill', and the debate.

Draft Forest Legislation-Missing the Wood as Well as the Trees

The draft forest bill circulated in 1982 was industry-oriented and the present bill is ostensibly conservation-oriented. It is time to press for a law that respects the legitimate needs of people living in and around forests for their subsistence requirements, while at the same time addressing the task of environmental regeneration.

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