ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Siddhant Nowlakha

Forest Guards: The Frontline Conservationists

Theorising the work environment of forest guards can greatly enrich the governance of protected areas and synthesis between the forest administration and local population. The distressing job conditions at the forest frontlines, the multidimensional relationship between forest guards and locals, and the guards’ own location in the community make their role very important for ensuring people’s participation in conservation and forest resource protection.