Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1995
This description of Jaya Prakash Rao's work was prepared when Jaya Prakash Rao was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995.
Anthropologist Jayaprakash Rao is using his advocacy skills to develop a citizen-based strategy for sustainable forest protection in India. His work towards an intelligent use of forests redefines the parameters of forest management and proposes new models of administration.
The New Idea
The Problem
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