Sagai Village Workshop

Sagai Village Workshop

Property Rights Workshop
Assessing the implementation of Forest Rights Act

Organised by
ARCH & Liberty Institute
in partnership with
Friedrich Naumann Foundation

Sagai Village, Narmada district, Gujarat
Date: 12 January 2014

Programme Schedule:

10 am:
Meeting with village elders on the status of implementation of FRA

11 am to 2 pm:
Forest Rights Act

  • Introduction – Trupti Parekh
  • Overview of FRA – Ambrish Mehta
  • Key note address on significance of property rights by Prof Ken Schoolland
    Participative role of communities in improving implementation – Barun Mitra
  • Post rights scenario – Sharing of experiences by village leaders, moderated by Ambrish Mehta

2.30 to 4 pm:
Field visit to the Sagai village, to visit the community forest rights resources, and assess the management plan prepared by the village committee


Resource Persons:

  • Prof Ken Schoolland, Hawaii Pacific University, USA
  • Mr Ambrish Mehta, ARCH Gujarat
  • Ms Trupti Parekh, ARCH Gujarat
  • Mr Barun Mitra, Liberty Institute, New Delhi

Liberty Institute, New Delhi
Tel: 011-28031209. Email: 


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