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  1. Library Resource
    Multimedia
    October, 2009
    Global

    This is document in form of presentation provides participants with a common vocabulary of land tenure and property rights (LTPR) terms and concepts • Explain how property rights are components of land t t th diff t i hi h th tenure systems, the different ways in which they relate to each other, and the scope for innovation • Identify some common inconsistencies in the use of key terms, which can lead to confusion in discussion of land tenure policy issues

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2011
    Asia

    This assessment builds on existing data and analysis from two prior publications: From Exclusion to Ownership, which was published by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) in 2008 and provided data for nine countries in Asia, and Tropical Forest Tenure Assessment – Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities, jointly published by RRI and the International Tropical Timber Organization in 2009 and 2011.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2016
    Global

    The  twelfth  session  of  the  Conference  of  the  Parties  of   the   UNCCD   (COP   12)   agreed   to   integrate   the   sustainable development goals (SDGs) and target 15.3 on  Land  Degradation  Neutrality  (LDN)  in  particular,  into  the  implementation  of  the  Convention,  stating  

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2015
    Global

    Responding to the immediate challenge of how we sustainably intensify the production of food, fuel and fiber to meet future demand without the further degradation of our finite land resource base, Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN), which emerged from the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in 2012, is a potential target to address this challenge.

  5. Library Resource
    Other legal document
    May, 2016
    India

    THE COMPENSATORY AFFORESTATION FUND BILL, 2016 A BILL to provide for the establishment of funds under the public accounts of India and the public accounts of each State and crediting thereto the monies received from the user agencies towards compensatory afforestation, additional compensatory afforestation, penal compensatory afforestation, net present value and all other amounts recovered from such agencies under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980; constitution of an authority at national level and at each of the State and Union territory Administration for administrati

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2012
    India

    The present document provides an insight on the incidences of past disasters, and administrative, demographic, socio-economic and infra-structure perspective of the Uttarkashi district for assessing the vulnerability and capacity of the district in disaster risk reduction. The author has also attempted to discuss the causes and consequqneces of the recent event along with the response by various stakeholders. The report summarises the lessons learnt achieving and recommends measures that would be useful in devising strategies for achieving disaster risk reduction

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    June, 2010
    India

    An Act to provide for the establishment of a National Green Tribunal for the effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests and other natural resources including enforcement of any legal right relating to environment and giving relief and compensation for damages to persons and property and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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