CAMPA Plantation adversely affecting the Community in Jharkhand

Reported by

Bhasker TripathiLand Conflict Watch

Last updated on

December 3, 2019

Location of Conflict




This is A Schedule Five District

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Conservation and Forestry

In Diyajori village, Sundar Pahari block, Godda district of Jharkhand, 60.70 ha. of forest land which had pending Community Forest Rights (CFR) claims on it was set aside by the Forest Department for a CAMPA funded plantation drive. This wasn't preceded by any Public Hearing or consent from the Gram Sabha of the concerned village. Besides this land with pending CFR claims, 25 villagers also claimed a total of 20.23 ha. of land for their respective Individual Forest Rights (IFR) titles 7 of which have received them. Due to the plantation, 118 of the 125 families living there have been impacted adversely. The villagers are facing trouble in procuring firewood and grass and their livelihood has been affected.

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Private and Common

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Forest Department of Jharkhand

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