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INSEE Panel at IASCP

In the 13th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons: Sustaining Commons: Sustaining our Future, 10-14 January, 2011, Hyderabad, India, INSEE had a panel on 11th January 'Diversion of CPLRs from Primary Uses: Exploring Policy framework for Sustainability and Inclusion of Local Communities', with Prof. Amita Shah as the Moderator.

Prof. Gopal Kadekodi spoke on ‘Converting Common Lands for Mining: Lessons from India', Prof. Nirmal Sengupta on ‘Diversion of Land for Mining Activities', Shri Sanjay Upadhyay on ‘ Diversion of CPLRs from Primary Uses: Exploring Appropriate Policy Framework in Indian Context - Towards a Right based approach or a new legal framework required ?', while title of  Dr. Seema Purushothaman and Dr. Sharadchandra Lele's presentation was ‘Implications of trends in Access, Benefits and Status of Common Lands in Karnataka'.

Proposal from INSEE (prepared by Amita Shah)

Papers
Mineral Extraction and Impact on Common Property Land Resources by Gopal Kadekodi

Diversion of Land for Mining Activities by Nirmal Sengupta

Presentation Slides
Diversion of Land from Primary Uses Exploring Policy Framework for Sustainability & Inclusion by Amita Shah

Converting Common Lands for Mining: Lessons from India by Gopal Kadekodi

Diversion of Land for Mining Activities by Nirmal Sengupta

Diversions of CPLRs From Primary Uses: Exploring Appropriate Policy Framework in Indian Context - Towards a Right based approach or a new legal framework required by Sanjay Upadhyay

Implications of trends in Access, Benefits and Status of Common Lands in Karnataka by Sharad Lele and Seema Purushothaman

Newspaper Report
A news report on the discussion in the panel and other events during the conference was carried by The Hindu in its Science and Technology section on 12th January,2011 http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/article1081246.ece, titled ''Tragedy of the commons' avoidable ' by V. Sridhar.