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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.

635

Ongoing Conflicts Reported

7.8M

People Affected by Land Conflicts
infrastructure
Infrastructure
industry
Industry
power
Power
mining
Mining
Conservation and Forestryland use
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.

719
Total Conflicts Reported
8.0M
People Affected by Land Conflicts
₹2.9T
Worth of Investment Affected
42

Researchers On-Field

Awards and Recognition
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