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MGNREGA funds frozen for April 2018

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has been beset by the problem of disbursal of wages since it was launched. The NREGA Sangharsh Morcha, an organisation agitating for the rights of workers covered under MNREGA, has highlighted in a letter how 99 percent of MGNREGA wages have still not been paid in April 2018, right at the beginning of the financial year. 313 more words


Towards more profitable and sustainable farming systems

Archana Mahato, a marginal farmer lives in Pitidri, a small village in Purulia district of West Bengal. The district is listed as ‘drought-hit’ even when the rainfall averages to a little less than 1300 mm an annum. 882 more words

Natural Resources Management

Cranes, Cackling Geese and Californian wetlands

During a recent visit to California, it was great to meet up with former Ducks Unlimited colleague Andy Engilis, and to re-visit two key waterbird sites in the delta of the Central Valley. 197 more words

Caring For Our Planet

Canada and BC's Coastal First Nations are working together to manage marine resources

Vancouver – Canada’s Federal Government and Coastal First Nations have agreed on a framework for working together in governing and managing fisheries resources along BC’s North and Central Coast. 221 more words


Environmental benefits accrued by MGNREGA

A recent study in SPWD’s project location in south Rajasthan looks at the environmental benefits accrued by MGNREGA works. MGNREGA, one of the world’s largest acts for employment generation also facilitates generation of sustainable assets for the environment. 952 more words


Canadian governments miss crucial deadline for caribou protection

Ottawa – Canadian provinces and territories failed to meet a key deadline for protecting threatened boreal caribou habitat.

The governments had five years to develop habitat protection plans under Canada’s… 318 more words