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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2018
    Switzerland, United States of America, Philippines, Uganda, Japan, Germany, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, Senegal, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Netherlands

    The massive increase in demand for woodfuel for cooking caused by sudden influxes of refugees and other displaced people is usually the main driver of forest degradation and deforestation in displacement settings. It places enormous pressure on nearby forests and woodlands and is often a source of tension between the host and displaced communities. A lack of sufficient cooking fuel also has an impact on the nutrition and health of vulnerable people in such settings.

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    Institutional & promotional materials
    August, 2018
    India, Kenya, Equatorial Guinea, Madagascar

    To implement the ambitious REDD+ actions required to halve deforestation and forest degradation, developing countries need to adopt innovative and ambitious financing approaches. Financing to shift land-based investments and achieve deforestation-free commodity production is estimated at USD 200 billion, of which approximately USD 17-28 billion is needed for REDD+, an ambitious amount given the current level of climate finance.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2016
    India

    The study assessed the biodiversity impact of the project supported by UNDP and the Government of Madhya Pradesh to support local communities in rehabilitating degraded forest, generating sustainable livelihoods and protecting the areas rich ecosystem. The project was supported by the Global Environment Facility.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2016
    India

    The study assessed the socio-economic impact of the project supported by UNDP and the Government of Madhya Pradesh to support local communities in rehabilitating degraded forest, generating sustainable livelihoods and protecting the areas rich ecosystem. The project was supported by the Global Environment Facility.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2016
    India

    This document, titled Closing the Enforcement Gap: Groundtruthing of Environmental Violations in Sarguja, Chhattisgarh,is the second in the series of community led groundtruthing exercises carried out by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Environmental Justice Program in partnership with Janabhivyakti and Hasdeo Arand Bachao Sangharsh Samiti (HABSS).

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2010
    India

    This report indicates that the Forest governance is identified as critical to the success of REDD+.

    Implementation of robust REDD+ strategy is possible through Community Based Forest Governance.

    Report talks on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) which is a global mechanism that aims at sustainable forest management (SFM) through protecting forests and enhancing carbon sequestration.

    Report briefly describes The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 

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    India : Alleviating Poverty through Forest Development cover image
    Reports & Research
    September, 2014
    India

    This case study, one of six evaluations
    in a series of country case studies, aims to understand the
    implementation of the 1991 Forest Strategy in World Bank
    operations and to obtain the views of the various
    stakeholders in the country about the involvement of the
    Bank. Each country study examines the overall development of
    the country's forest sector. This naturally includes
    the environmental impacts on forests, such as degradation,

  8. Library Resource
    September, 2014
    India

    India's environmental problems
    are deep-rooted and severe. Estimates of annual
    environmental damage range from 4.5 percent to 8 percent of
    gross domestic product (GDP), in line with annual economic
    growth. Since 1990 the World Bank has lent India 1.94
    billion dollars for 19 projects to mitigate environmental
    damage and another 97 million dollars was granted under
    global environmental facility (GEF) and Montreal protocol

  9. Library Resource
    January, 2013
    India

    This study provides estimates of social
    and financial costs of environmental damage in India from
    three pollution damage categories: (i) urban air pollution;
    (ii) inadequate water supply, poor sanitation, and hygiene;
    and (iii) indoor air pollution. It also provides estimates
    based on three natural resource damage categories: (i)
    agricultural damage from soil salinity, water logging, and
    soil erosion; (ii) rangeland degradation; and (iii)

  10. Library Resource
    October, 2013
    India

    This report provides estimates of social
    and financial costs of environmental damage in India from
    three pollution damage categories: (i) urban air pollution,
    including particulate matter and lead; (ii) inadequate water
    supply, poor sanitation, and hygiene; (iii) indoor air
    pollution; and four natural resource damage categories: (a)
    agricultural damage from soil salinity, water logging, and
    soil erosion; (b) rangeland degradation; (c) deforestation;

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