OUR PUBLICATIONS

KRAPAVIS brings out a quarterly bulletin/ news letter “Devbani Re Baat" , with a view of need based training and extension resource material, reporting results of its projects, case studies, feed back, drawings, stories etc. Also, it is being used for the public awareness apart from serving an effective resource cum communication between the communities.

KRAPAVIS main publications includes:

  • Devbani- Oran (in Hindi)
  • Oran; A traditional Biodiversity Management System in Rajasthan
  • Versha Jal (conserving -rainy water through Orans in particular)
  • Gram Stariya Sanghathan, in Hind (People's Institution)
  • Sariska Vriksh Sampada, in Hindi (Tree resources in Sariska)
  • Maveshi, in Hindi(livestock rearing practices).
  • Paryavaran Sanrakshan ---- in Hindi (Sacred ceremony for environment conservation)
  • Ecological Traditions of India-Rajasthan
    • CPR Environment Education Centre (a Centre of Excellence of the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India), 2014
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  • Community manage Orans for protecting their livelihoods.
    • Strengthening People-led Development, MISEREOR Germany 2010
  • Sacred Activism to save Orans
    • Westland News, New Delhi - Feb-Apr 2009
  • Conserving Orans for sustainable livelihood
    • LEISA India, March 2010
  • Embedded conservation
    • Drynet, Oct 2009
  • Rebirth of Barren Landscape
    • Westland News, New Delhi - Feb-Apr 92
  • Villagers struggle to save wildlife sanctuary
    • Third World Resurgence, Malaysia No. 35
  • Indigenous land tenure system _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ In Rajasthan
    • Forest, Trees and People Newsletter, Sweden November 1993
  • Mines, mammals human: Sariska National Park
    • Starting Points, USA - May, 1993
  • Oran - En Vano ko koi nahi Katata
    • Westland News (Hindi), New Delhi - Jan to March 2004
  • Rajasthan ke bagh : Rajniti ke shikar (Hindi)
    • Saryodaya Press Service, Indore and other 16 Hindi dailies - November 10, 1992
  • Prachin parampara dwara van sanrakshan (Hindi)
    • Vikalp, New Delhi - January 1990
  • Oran: An Ideal model of biodiversity conservation (Hindi)
    • Kurushetra, (Govt of India newsletter), Jan 2002
  • Jal- Jungle Bachane ki Sanskriti ka Pratik- Oran
    • Rajasthan Times, Aug. 19, 2002
  • Managing Common Property Resources: Experience from Mandalwas
    • Westland News, New Delhi- Feb to Apr 93
  • Sacred Groves in Rajasthan
    • Wesland News, New Delhi, 1997
  • Oran- A traditional biodiversity management system in Rajasthan
    • LEISA India, Sept. 2003
  • Orans/ Devbani mattes – tree, tiger conservation by tribes, Eco- Heritage. Com, (April 2011 – September 2011 (Sept 2011, Vol. X, No. 1)
  • “Orans - Sacred Groves of Rajasthan, Eco- Heritage. Com, (October 2010 – March 2011) March 2011, Vol. IX, No. 2)
  • Networking for their rights"; Magazine LEISA India {pages-28-30, Vol.14, no.3, Sept. 2012}
  • KRAPAVIS: Working with communities to protect Rajasthan Orans, Sacred Sites Research Newsletter {SSIREN, issue 2, October 2012}