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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 1994
    India

    The first of the series focuses on the much debated issue of forest lands. Retaining the existing forest cover, improving the quality of so-called forest land, bringing back the traditional ethos of preserving forests as part of the Indian heritage and lifestyle and making people part of the greening movement rather than policing the forests, the changing policies over the past century and their impact on the forest cover, the relevance of these policies in the context of liberalisation and structural adjustment are all addressed in this volume.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    December, 1996
    India

    The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 or PESA  is a law enacted by the Government of India for ensuring self governance through traditional Gram Sabhas for people living in the Scheduled Areas of India. Scheduled Areas are areas identified by the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution of India.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2014
    India

    This report comprises of a comprehensive assessment of the status of land governance in the Indian state of West Bengal, by using the World Bank’s Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) during 2013-1014. This report presents its findings. The assessment was taken up in nine distinct thematic areas of land governance as envisaged in the LGAF.

  4. Library Resource
    India State of Forest Report 2015
    Reports & Research
    April, 2015
    India

    Status of Forest Report is published every two years by Forestr Survey of India, an autonomous agency under Indian Ministry of Environment and Forest.


    It covers forest areas, forest cover, density, mapping, etc with information from national, States and district level. 

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Global

    This report prepared by FAO explores the challenges and opportunities represented by the complex interrelationship between forests, agriculture and sustainable development. It demonstrates that the sustainable management of both forests and agriculture, and their integration in land-use plans, is essential for achieving the SDGs, ensuring food security and tackling climate change.

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    A case study from Orissa, India

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    January, 2006
    India

    This FAO study document provides information on formal and legal basis of  forests and forest management types in Odisha along with trends and changes; describes status and impact of forest management regimes including JFM, CFM and mainstream forest management; delineates lesson learnt and future challenges.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2012
    India

    The paper submitted for the partial fulfillment of the Degree of Masters of Science in Contemporary India at University of Oxford.  The study examined divide between the pro-poor approaches to rural industrialisation and transfers of agricultural land.


    This study assesses land transactions with explicit reference to their impact on poverty and any land acquisition is likely to displace people in large numbers.

  8. Library Resource

    Environment and Social Management Framework and Tribal Development Framework

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2014
    India

    Government of India launched the Green India Mission (GIM), which is one of the eight missions, forming part of its national strategy to address climate change through improving forest cover and quality. 


    Ecosystems Service Improvement Project, Environment and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Tribal Development Framework by GIM is one of the project under the mission which is to be implemented in the two states of India viz. Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh  


  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2021
    Tanzania

    African pastoralists are undergoing significant changes in livelihood strategies, from predominantly mobile pastoralism to agro-pastoralism in which both livestock raising and cultivation of crops are practiced, to agro-pastoralism combined with wage labor and petty trade. These changes often result in fixed settlements or a process known as sedentarization.

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