Madhya Pradesh: Operation “Guerrilla-Green” Going Into Second Phase

Adivasies of Betul and Harda in action; on the face of all odds continuing with a unique solution to environment degradation and hunger.

Malnutrition and hunger deaths are not new to Adivasies’, they have been struggling with it for many decades now, and none of the government’s welfare schemes could ever solve it. To add to the injury is ever increasing degradation of environment which has direct telling effect on them. Adivasi of Betul & Harda district of MP has found a unique solution to both their problems in an operation “Guerrilla-Green”, a new kind of green revolution. Under the operation, they have resolved to plant a hundred thousand of saplings of fruit bearing trees every year alone in any barren- degraded land be it government, forest or private or Panchayat land. http://indigenouspeoplesissues.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=15881:madhya-pradesh-operation-guerrilla-green-going-into-second-phase&catid=33&Itemid=66

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