Land Conflict
Watch

Land is dignity, security and livelihood for millions of people.

India's agenda for development requires abundant land and its resources.

The competing interests over land cause conflicts.

At least 7 million people and ₹ 13.7 trillion worth of investments are embroiled in these conflicts.

Land Conflict Watch is the first and largest online database in the country documenting ongoing land conflicts.

781

Ongoing Conflicts Reported

7.5M

People Affected by Land Conflicts
Infrastructure
Industry
Power
Mining
Land Use
Conservation
and Forestry

Tracking natural resource disputes in India

We are an independent network of researchers studying land, climate change and natural resource disputes in the country to facilitate better decision-making on investments and governance.

781

Total Conflicts
Reported

7.5M

People Affected by Land Conflicts

₹2.7T

Worth of Investment Affected

30

Researchers On-Field

In-Depth

Latest stories based on our research

In ‘World’s Largest’ Lift Irrigation Project, Telangana Govt Violates Land Acquisition Laws

September 15, 2021

Prudhviraj Rupavath and Shreethigha Ganeshan

Awards and Recognition

Earth Journalism Network

Winner, Biodiversity Media Initiative 2020

N/CORE

Winner, Research Innovation Grant 2020

World Summit Award 2018

Winner, Government and Citizen Engagement Category

European Journalism Centre

Featured in The Data Journalism Handbook 2

Digital Empowerment Fund

Recognition as eChampion
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