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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2020
    India

    This report titled Land in India: Issues and Debates is part of an initiative under the aegis of India Land & Development Conference (ILDC) which has a long-term objective of bringing out an annual Status of Land in India volume. This report is a modest beginning in that direction by drawing on the works of ILDC partners to present a quick over view of some of the key developments and debates in India’s land sector. The report brings together 11key issues which currently engage the minds of the policy makers and researchers in India.

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    Insights from Oil Palm in Indonesia

    Reports & Research
    April, 2017
    Global, Asia

    The oil palm boom in Indonesia continues to be a major driver of land acquisitions in remaining tropical forest frontiers, drawing on a wide range of actors into its production, and transforming both rural landscapes and livelihoods in the process. The growing body of research and evidence on the social and economic effects of oil palm expansion does not adequately consider the gender dimensions of the oil palm boom, thereby lacking a balanced view of both women’s and men’s experiences.

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    Policy Papers & Briefs
    July, 2013
    India

    Chiefly an agricultural society, India has a strong linkage between land and social status of an individual. Nearly 70 % of its population dependent on land, either as farmers or farm laborers and it is imperative to address the issues of land ensuring livelihood, dignity and food security to millions of Indians. Land reform was a major policy initiative in the country in 1950s and early 1960s.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    United States of America, Dominican Republic, Ukraine, China, Indonesia, Australia, Austria, Guinea, Pakistan, Thailand, Morocco, Philippines, South Africa, Japan, Haiti, India, South Sudan, Sudan

    This double issue of Unasylva aims to tease out the complex interrelationship between forests, trees and disasters, and to examine the ways in which forests and trees can best be managed both to resist shocks and to protect from shocks. Forests and trees can act as natural buffers against disasters and shocks. They have a powerful role to play in protecting against disasters and in reducing their impact. Indeed, the long-term perspective implicit in sustainable forest management is also a valuable approach to planning for disaster risk reduction.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Kenya, Philippines, Uganda, Mali, Ukraine, Belarus, Australia, Ghana, Congo, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

    Ce double numéro d’Unasylva se propose de sonder les relations complexes existant entre les forêts, les arbres et les catastrophes, et d’examiner comment il est possible de gérer au mieux les forêts et les arbres à la fois pour résister aux chocs et pour protéger contre les chocs. Les forêts et les arbres peuvent servir de tampons naturels contre les catastrophes et les chocs. Ils ont un rôle déterminant à jouer dans la protection contre les catastrophes et la réduction de leur impact.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1996
    Burkina Faso, Pakistan

    Le prsent numro d'Unasylva examine les dfis que doit relever la vulgarisation forestire et les efforts dploys actuellement en ce sens.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1996
    India, Burkina Faso, Pakistan, United States of America

    This issue of Unasylva focuses on the challenges facing forestry extension and current attempts to respond to them.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Nigeria, Ukraine, China, Belarus, Indonesia, Australia, Austria, Congo, Guinea, Pakistan, Kenya, Liberia, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Sri Lanka

    Este número doble de Unasylva busca desentrañar las complejas relaciones que median entre bosques, árboles y desastres, y examinar las mejores formas en que los bosques y árboles pueden gestionarse tanto para resistir a las conmociones como para proteger contra ellas. Los bosques y árboles pueden sin embargo actuar como sistemas naturales de amortiguación frente a las catástrofes y perturbaciones. Desempeñan una función poderosa en la protección contra los desastres y la reducción de sus efectos.

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