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A commons story / Ananda Siddhartha, Epti Pattnaik, Piyush Garud and Pratik Bhakta.

Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Mumbai : Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 2013Description: 1 videodisc of 1 (DVD/VCD) (ca. 32 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodisc Subject(s): Commons -- Case studies | Natural resources, Communal -- ManagementGenre/Form: Documentary films. | Feature films. DDC classification: Summary: Commons and common lands in India are crucial for the rural economy and the livelihoods of the rural poor and play a vital role in maintaining ecological balance. Set in Rajasthan, the film explores the issue of the commons in three villages Achalpur, Thoria and Sanjari Ka Badiya. These villages are among several others which have started the process of regeneration and conservation of common lands in the last 15 years, with support from the Foundation for Ecological Security. A major threat to commons initiatives comes from mining, quarrying and encroachment. Having successfully overcome various threats to the commons, these villages have now set an example for other villages in the state.
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Commons and common lands in India are crucial for the rural economy and the livelihoods of the rural poor and play a vital role in maintaining ecological balance. Set in Rajasthan, the film explores the issue of the commons in three villages Achalpur, Thoria and Sanjari Ka Badiya. These villages are among several others which have started the process of regeneration and conservation of common lands in the last 15 years, with support from the Foundation for Ecological Security. A major threat to commons initiatives comes from mining, quarrying and encroachment. Having successfully overcome various threats to the commons, these villages have now set an example for other villages in the state.

In Hindi with English subtitles.

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