EMPOWERING WOMEN THROUGH CLLMP

Meghalaya is one of the few existing matrilineal societies in the world and it is expected that women would have more decision making roles, however, the issue of authority and power is still a widely debated topic. The matrilineal system followed by the three main...

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COMMON LANDSCAPE PROBLEMS IN CLLMP AREAS

Meghalaya is a state with almost 70 per cent of geographical area under forest cover but what is not taken into account is how 40 per cent of this forest cover has degraded into open forests and shrubs. There are many reasons for the widespread  land degradation which...

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BRINGING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER THROUGH CLLMP

Conservation and sustainable use of natural resources is a widely talked about topic and with generations of mismanagement of these resources in the state, this has resulted in an alarming depletion of natural resources which has greatly affected communities all over...

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BREAKING DOWN CLLMP

The Meghalaya Community Led Landscape Management Project (CLLMP) is a World Bank supported project of the Government of Meghalaya that seeks to rejuvenate the degraded landscapes of the state. Unlike past projects, this project places emphasis on local village participation where key decisions and implementation will be driven by the communities themselves.

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