ESG Report on Challakere Amrit Mahal Kaval Grasslands Submitted to Expert Committee Appointed by National Green Tribunal

Forfeiting Our Commons: A Case for Protecting and Conserving Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kavals as Livelihoods-Supporting, Biodiversity-Rich and Ecologically-Sensitive Grassland Ecosystems

Press Release : Bangalore : 29 June 2013

PRESS RELEASE : Bangalore : 29 June 2013   Report Submitted to Expert Committee Appointed by National Green Tribunal   “Forfeiting Our Commons: A Case for Protecting and Conserving Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kavals as Livelihoods-Supporting, Biodiversity-Rich and Ecologically-Sensitive Grassland Ecosystems”   During the years 2009-2010, at least 10,000 acres of precious, biodiversity-rich, grassland ecosystems, protected for centuries as Amrit Mahal Kavals - grazing pastures in Challakere Taluk of Chitradurga District, were diverted by then Deputy Commissioner of Chitradurga, M