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Education for Sustainable Tribal Development
Education for sustainable tribal development

The concept of Sustainable Development (SD) has acquired great currency after the Rio Summit of 1992. The recent Johannesburg Summit has also stressed on the fact that education can be a useful tool to achieve the aim of conserving the environment and using it in a sustainable way. But, if we have to relate the issue of sustainability to the most marginalized section of the society in India, then the definition of both ‘education’ and ‘sustainable development’ has to be applied in the broadest possible sense. For us, education must mean lifelong education, an opportunity to learn both within and outside the formal structures of school. However, it must also mean that issues of free and ...

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