Case Study

Case Study: Panchan Lakhar Community Conserved Area Management Committee

The local communities in and around forests are the real stakeholders and are best equipped to protect the forests and its wildlife and their involvement is extremely crucial. The villagers of the Kharman and Kyalegteng in Arunachal Pradesh are a testimony to this fact. In 2011, these villagers, inspired by the idea of Community Conserved Area approached the Tata Trusts and WWF – India for technical and financial support in demarcating 85 sq. km. of Unclassed State Forest land as the Pangchen Lakhar Community Conserved Area (PLACCA).

Balipara Foundation Annual Awards

Every year since 2013, Balipara Foundation remains inspired to bring the stories of a few people that have and are contributing to conserve and preserve this pristine region and all the myriad life forms it supports. If you know of anyone whose story deserves to be told, we would like to hear it.


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