Update Report to Ramsar on Loktak Lake

IP representative met with Mr. YOUNG Llewellyn, Senior Regional Advisor for Asia – Oceania at the Ramsar Convention Secretariat, Gland on 11&12 Jul 2016 and submitted this report.  There is an urgent need to define Ramsar site/boundary at Loktak Lake so as to develop relevant policies and action plan. So far Ramsar office have not received any definiteContinue Reading “Update Report to Ramsar on Loktak Lake”

Perspectives Papers Publications

“Unlocking India’s North East”-The Role of Asian Development Bank

This PERSPECTIVES Paper makes an attempt to look at ADB’s role in North East. This research paper brings to focus the following:   On Unlocking North East That the roads and highway funding are mostly for trade purposes and particularly for linking up with neighboring countries. Other kinds of roads which needed much attention areContinue Reading ““Unlocking India’s North East”-The Role of Asian Development Bank”


Indigenous Perspectives

Indigenous Perspectives formerly known as Forum for Indigenous Perspectives and Action (FIPA) was established in 1999. As a non-profit making voluntary organization based in Imphal, Manipur in North East part of India, Indigenous Perspectives deals with economic, social, cultural rights of indigenous peoples of North East India. It conducts research, monitors, network and campaign onContinue Reading “Indigenous Perspectives”


Corporatising Tourism in Manipur

Tourism is not as innocent and benign as is largely perceived. Like any other developmental issue there are serious ramifications and implications for local economies, social and cultural fabric of the places promoted as tourism destinations, on the environment and biodiversity and on power relations. The Government of Manipur in its endeavour to provide jobContinue Reading “Corporatising Tourism in Manipur”