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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2013
    India, British Indian Ocean Territory, Norway

    Urban Development - Urban Governance and Management Rural Development - Common Property Resource Development Communities and Human Settlements - Land Use and Policies Rural Development - Rural Land Policies for Poverty Reduction Public Sector Management and Reform Public Sector Development

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2013
    India, 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

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    February, 2013
    Indonesia, 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. 

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    November, 2013
    Southern 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

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    November, 2013
    India, 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

  6. Library Resource
    CEPF Western Ghats Special Series : Amphibian communities in three different coffee plantation regimes in the Western Ghats, India cover image
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2013
    India

    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.

  7. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2013
    Southern Asia, India

    The article reviews changing land use relations in India and calls for a comprehensive land use policy. 

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Southern 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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