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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2006
    India

    Across the developing world the way in which land is controlled and managed has been steadily changing. In the past fifty years, community ownership has increasingly given way to privatization. The impact of this change on social equity and on the environment is a key issue that interests conservationists and politicians alike.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2006
    India

    Across South Asia, many rural people use common land to harvest naturally-growing plants, grow crops and feed their livestock. Increasingly this activity is being commercialized as farmers move to sell the produce they obtain. Despite the importance of this development to village people, its overall effect is uncertain and there are fears that it will damage the environment.

  3. Library Resource

    Regeneration of Degraded Land in India: Challenges and Possibilities

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    November, 2020
    India

    Successive surveys related to land degradation in India, reveal that despite several announcements and policy changes, the desertification and degradation of land and forest continues to rise. It has posed serious threats to environment, biodiversity, local economy and food security. Globally and nationally, India has been very vocal to address this issue.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2014
    India

    March 2014 – In 2012, Landesa and the government of West Bengal, India, entered an innovative partnership aimed at using land to reduce risks facing rural adolescent girls, including poverty, malnutrition, lack of education, and early marriage. This paper addresses pilot project features including girls groups, peer leader methodologies, community engagement, a land rights and land-based livelihoods curriculum, and partnerships with government stakeholders.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2006
    India

    This document from Department of land Resources, Government of India presents a comparative Statement of National Policy for Resettlement & Rehabilitation of Project Affected Families (NPRR‐2003) & National Rehabilitation Policy (NRP‐2006)

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2015
    India

     This brief presents an analysis of the actual mechanics of these regulations, and how they relate to each other. In doing so, authoher reaches exactly the opposite conclusion of the government of India and the financial media. The brief find that India’s current system of financial and environmental regulation is jeopardizing India’s financial system for entirely different reasons to those often argued. And the planned “reforms” of this system will exacerbate these growing threats.

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 1998
    India

    The Planning Commission set up a Working Group to examine the prospects of leasing out of degraded forests to the private entrepreneurs/ Forest Corporations. The terms of reference for the Group were:-

    ·  Economic, social and environmental feasibility of leasing or otherwise making degraded forest land to the
    private entrepreneurs/ Forest Corporations.

    ·  Implication of Ninth Plan, forest policy, forest law on this issue.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2015
    India

    The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act (RFCLARR) was enacted in 2013 replacing the land acquisition policies prevalent in the country since 1894. A year later, the Government of India on December 31, 2014 issued an ordinance making significant changes to the Act including removal of consent clause for acquiring land for areas of industrial corridors, public private partnership (PPP) projects, rural infrastructure, affordable housing and defence.

  9. Library Resource

    Lessons from implementation of the landmark judgement of The Supreme court of India

    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2015
    India

    This new policy brief was commissioned by the Foundation for Ecological Security (FES) and has been co-authored by Shalini Bhutani and Kanchi Kohli. It captures in one document the SC’s judgement, the course it has taken there after and the policy options that prevail. The document draws from information collected from government departments in several states & UTs, case papers and media reports to understand what is the status of implementation, the challenges in the realisation of the SC’s commons Judgment and where the strengths lie.

  10. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2013
    Southern Asia, Eastern Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, South America, Africa, Asia, Northern America, Brazil, China, India, United States of America

    This 2012 Global Food Policy Report is the second in an annual series that provides an in-depth look at major food policy developments and events. Initiated in response to resurgent interest in food security, the series offers a yearly overview of the food policy developments that have contributed to or hindered progress in food and nutrition security. It reviews what happened in food policy and why, examines key challenges and opportunities, shares new evidence and knowledge, and highlights emerging issues.

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