Regeneration of Degraded Forest

by The Timbaktu Collective
Regeneration of Degraded Forest


The Timbaktu Collective works with impoverished people of 8 villages (in drought-prone Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India) to regenerate & protect a degraded forest on 8000 acres of land.

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PROJECT NEED: Construction of fire-lines for forest fire management; Hiring of 10 ‘watchers’ – one for every 800 acres of land; Hiring of 1 Organizer (over-all in-charge); Soil and water conservation works; Training and meetings of CBOs (for fire-fighting, planting and re-seeding, protecting, management); Tamarind groves’ ‘watchers’; BENEFICIARIES: 1500 marginalized farming families in 8 villages of the second most drought-prone district in India.


Creation of Community based organizations (CBOs) in all eight villages (Vana Samrakshana Committees i.e. Forest Protection Committees and Dalit Yuvajana Samithis i.e. Dalit Youth Associations).; ·Protection and Management of Natural resources.

Long-Term Impact

Revitalised cosmologies and sustainable life styles of the common people. Reduced migration from these villages. People enabled to meet their immediate basic needs. Cntinuous employment. generated.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).



Organization Information

The Timbaktu Collective

Location: C.K. Palli, Anantapur Dt., Andhra Pradesh - India
Website: http:/​/​
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Thanks to 2 donors like you, a total of $1,200 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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