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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2008
    India

    This study analyses the approach of 'enclosing forests' implemented under the Project in Rajasthan which aimed at protecting and regenerating forests and securing long-term access of and benefits to local communities. Forest enclosures established in 13 villages of Udaipur and Baran districts and covering 1289 hectares of forest land represent a collaboration between local communities, the Forest

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2012
    India

    The report outlines 58 research programmes based on group and panel discussions at the national consultation cum stakeholders workshop held in May 2012 in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. These research programmes are expected to enable conservation of coastal and marine biodiversity in the East Godavari River Estuarine Ecosystem region in Andhra Pradesh through developing an integrated management plan for the region, restoring threatened species and their habitats, and improving livelihoods of local communities.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2012
    India

    The Directory provides an overview of community-led conservation efforts in two states of India – Odisha and Madhya Pradesh. It captures the diverse and often innovative approaches adopted by communities to conserve ecosystems and species.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2012
    India

    The coastal sub-region of South Asia including Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka harbours some of the world’s most significant coastal and marine ecosystems such as coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass meadows, river deltas and estuaries. They play a crucial role in reducing the effects of natural disasters. The paper reviews the status of coastal and marine ecosystem management in the region to enable adoption of an integrated approach to ecosystem management for effective risk reduction.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2012
    India

    The publication examines five biodiversity governance models that have helped conserve India’s natural landscape. It presents salient features of these models and explores their effectiveness in conserving biodiversity, providing community access to resources and sharing of benefits and institutional design.

  6. 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.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2015
    India

    A biodiversity project in Nagaland is improving the productivity and fertility of the jhum land and fallow areas. The increased productivity has spiked sales of products and the incremented farmer income substantially. The study also highlights how women in Nagaland have been empowered through the project.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2014
    India

    The report aims to understand the nature of vulnerability and recovery of selected coastal communities in Odisha since super-cyclone of 1999. With intensive fieldwork in eight sites across coastal Odisha, the report takes a detailed look at livelihood trajectories, processes of housing reconstruction and access to community-based NGOs and state assistance.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2015
    India

    The report, prepared by the Indian Environment Law Offices, offers insights on mainstreaming Shifting Cultivation or Jhum through innovative interventions, such as Participatory Land Use Planning into policy, legal and institutional framework in Nagaland and help the state realize its full development potential.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2013
    India

    The study conducted in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh aims to evaluate the effects of creation of assets on lands of Small and Marginal Farmers, Scheduled Cast /Scheduled Tribe  and Indira Awas Yojana Beneficiaries. 

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