Land Conflict Watch

Land is dignity, security, and a source of livelihood for millions of people. But India's agenda for development sets up conflict over use and ownership of land and its resources.

Atleast 7 million people are embroiled in the fight for control over land and its resources.

Land Conflict Watch is the first attempt at documenting land conflicts across the country.

Learn where and why land conflicts are occurring in India, and their social, political and economic implications.

Total Conflicts Reported
People Affected by Land Conflicts
Land Use
and Forestry
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Land Conflict Watch is a data-research project that maps and analyses ongoing land conflicts in India.

We are a network of researchers spread across India, who combine academic rigour with factual reportage to collect data that answer questions about the conflicts and their impact on the environment, industrial investments and people.

Total Conflicts
People Affected by Land Conflicts
Crores Worth of Investment Affected




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