Bill curtails community forest users’ rights BARS THEM FROM SELLING EXTRA FOREST PRODUCTS WITHOUT GOVT PERMISSION

The government has prepared a new forest bill that proposes to curtail the rights of Community Forest User Groups, although its forest strategy states that it would gradually hand over national forests to community users. CFUGs have been using their rights in the community forest since 1993. The draft bill proposes that CFUGs cannot sell … Continue reading Bill curtails community forest users’ rights BARS THEM FROM SELLING EXTRA FOREST PRODUCTS WITHOUT GOVT PERMISSION