ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Empowering Gramsabhas to Manage Biodiversity:The Science Agenda

Traditional biodiversity management models have followed a "control and command" approach and need to be replaced by a transparent and inclusive "inform and share" approach. The recently passed Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Rights to the Forest) Act 2006 offers a welcome opportunity to put in place such transparent and participatory biodiversity management models.

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