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Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2013India, British Indian Ocean Territory, Norway
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2013India, British Indian Ocean Territory
Rural Development - Rural Land Policies for Poverty Reduction Urban Development - Urban Housing Public Sector Management and Reform Communities and Human Settlements - Land Use and Policies Rural Development - Common Property Resource Development Public Sector Development
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsFebruary, 2013Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, South-Eastern Asia
It has been proven time and again that integrating gender issues into forestry policies and practices by addressing women’s roles and needs is central to the sustainable management, conservation and governance of forests. In the Asia-Pacific region alone, there are about 450 million people who rely on forests for their livelihoods and 50% of them are women.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksNovember, 2013Southern Asia, India
Drylands are characterized by physical water scarcity, often associated with land degradation and
desertifi cation. Other factors that contribute to these problems include high population densities,
unwise agricultural practices and overgrazing. However, while desert ecosystems are fragile and
vulnerable and can collapse in the short term, given the right conditions and protection, these
areas also have a great potential for recovery. Examples of the recovery of areas have led to the
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsNovember, 2013India, Southern Asia
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is implementing a project
supported by Sir Dorabji Tata Trust (SDTT) for the last ten years in the states of Madhya Pradesh and
Rajasthan and a project supported by Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) in four districts of Madhya Pradesh
and Jharkhand for improving livelihoods of small and marginal farmers through sustainable management
of natural resources. ICRISAT has adopted consortium approach in partnership with Non-Governmental
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksMay, 2013India
In the highly populated and diverse tropics, conservation in relatively pristine habitats is important but clearly inadequate for sustaining the earth biological diversity. Agro-forestry systems such as shade-coffee plantations that incorporate arboreal vegetation are known to be more resilient for biodiversity conservation than other more drastic land transformations.
Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationMarch, 2013Southern Asia, India
The article reviews changing land use relations in India and calls for a comprehensive land use policy.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksSeptember, 2013India
Remote sensing and geospatial technologies find tremendous application in rapid spatial and temporal monitoring as well as assessment of tropical forest resources and hence in formulation of concrete policy
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2013India, Nepal
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2013Southern Asia, India
January 14, 2014 — This study analyzing the impact of the Girls Project, a pilot program designed and implemented by a partnership between the Indian government and Landesa, has found that participating girls are more likely to: stay in school longer, marry later, inherit land, and have an economic asset in their name.
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