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Invite to Seminar on Tigers, Tribes and Bureaucrats at NMML

Invite to Seminar on Tigers, Tribes and Bureaucrats at NMML

Events
The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library  invites all interested to to a Seminar on Tigers, Tribes, and Bureaucrats:  Relocations from Melghat Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra by Dr. Nitin Sekar, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA. Date: Monday, 9th March, 2015 Time: 3.00 pm Venue: Seminar Room, First Floor, Library Building, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, New Delhi Abstract: Relocations of forest-reliant peoples from protected areas to promote wildlife conservation has typically resulted in negative socioeconomic results for those displaced. India’s 2006 Forest Rights Act endeavors to improve outcomes of relocations for conservation by mandating that relocations only occur if villages provide their free informed consent; in theory, the socioeconomic results of such voluntary r

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