Enabling communities to take collective decisions

As forests, pastures and water bodies are shared by human settlements and require inter-village cooperation, FES works with contiguous villages and traditional forms of local self-governance institutions and nests them within Panchayats to gain formal recognition, to create the institutional apparatus for debate and dialogue at a block or landscape level.

We assist rural communities by:


Reviving rules and regulations for the governance of shared natural resources

Helping secure legal rights to access and manage their Commons

Creating a platform where districts and states recognise and address local needs

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