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  project name ~ 2011_souparna_lahiri_saathiship

category ~ Community Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

2011_souparna_lahiri_saathiship

  NGO

 

RVC (Rural Volunteer Center)

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Please Fill

  State

 

Assam

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 200000

 

  Year Approved

 

2010

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Somnath Mukherji

 

Boston

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Lahiri sees himself as a campaigner and a campaign builder, trying to bring together many small movements and taking their voice to the corridors of power. His primary focus area for next couple of years will be northeast.

AID will strive to learn from Souparna Lahiriís work in the northeast, the aspirations and perceptions of the people there; how issues and movements are connected at the local and national level and mechanisms of engaging with the State. We also hope to work with him on evaluating and critiquing policies put out by the government.


 
 

  Achievements

 

 

1) Movement building around Forest Rights Act with NFFPFW 2) Northeast Focus on Arunachal & Sikkim 3) Climate Justice: Natníl & Intnlíl 4) Alternatives to IFI 5) Finished Documentary on Yazli

 

  Goals

 

 

1) Giving voice to smaller struggles in India 2) Focus on Northeast 3) Continue work on ADB policies in India 4) Build platform for articulating effect of climate change on the poor

 
 

  


 
 
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