The first of the series focuses on the much debated issue of forest lands. Retaining the existing forest cover, improving the quality of so-called forest land, bringing back the traditional ethos of preserving forests as part of the Indian heritage and lifestyle and making people part of the greening movement rather than policing the forests, the changing policies over the past century and their impact on the forest cover, the relevance of these policies in the context of liberalisation and structural adjustment are all addressed in this volume.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 1994India
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 1998India
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.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2009India
Governance for Sustaining Himalayan Ecosystem (G-SHE): Guidelines and Best Practices is . This publication, which forms part of our broader climate change adaptation strategy, puts together key guidelines related to the governance and management of the Himalayan ecosystem, along with case studies.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2010India
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
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2016India
This book made an attempt to bring together various legislative protections available to the tribals communities pertaining to the land and governance in the scheduled areas and the role of different institutions to achieve the goals enshrined in the Constitution. It examined the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution and its various provisions and special arrangements made for areas inhabited by Scheduled Tribes and the law relating to local self governance in these areas, primarily through village panchayat-an institution of local self governance.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJanuary, 2013India
Audit of Forestland diversion and Compensatory afforestation by Comptroller and Auditor General of India. The report provides information on forest land diverted for non-forest use, land diverted for compensatory afforestation, use of funds with identification of gaps and suggestion of corrective measures.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchAugust, 2016India
The India Environment Portal is initiated and managed by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in 2005. It puts together information about environment and development issues in one-stop shop. Information provided include data on forest land diversion for mining state-wise and their ecological impact along with steps taken by government.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2017India
Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India is the nodal ministry authorized for the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (recognition of Forest rights) Act, 2006.
This site presents updated status report of IFR and CFR claims and rights recognition state-wise with number and area.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchApril, 2015India
Status of Forest Report is published every two years by Forestr Survey of India, an autonomous agency under Indian Ministry of Environment and Forest.
It covers forest areas, forest cover, density, mapping, etc with information from national, States and district level.
Library ResourceLegislationIndia, Asia, Southern Asia
This Act amends the Kerala Forest (Vesting and Management of Ecologically Fragile Lands) Act, 2003 by inserting two new sections 10A and 10B providing for dispute redressal in respect of lands having an extent of not more than two hectares and for the constitution of the Ecologically Fragile Land Claim Dispute Redressal Committee.
Amends: Kerala Forest (Vesting and Management of Ecologically Fragile Lands) Act, 2003 (Act No. 21 of 2005). (2005)
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