This monograph is published by Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS), Hyderabad observed large scale acquisition of agricultural lands in India in recent years for Special Economic Zones (SEZs), thermal power plants, irrigation projects etc., have become serious issue of socio-political contestation. Large scale corporate land grab taken place due to big involvement of private sector. In undivided Andhra Pradesh state, land acquisition for irrigation projects and SEZs, industrial and power projects in private sector are major issues of contention.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2014India
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 2014India
Government of India launched the Green India Mission (GIM), which is one of the eight missions, forming part of its national strategy to address climate change through improving forest cover and quality.
Ecosystems Service Improvement Project, Environment and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Tribal Development Framework by GIM is one of the project under the mission which is to be implemented in the two states of India viz. Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh
Library ResourceLegislation & PoliciesOctober, 2014India
An Act to provide for measures to curb organized attempts to grab lands whether belonging to the Government, wakf or the Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments, local authorities or other statutory or non-statutory bodies owned or controlled or managed by the Government.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2014India
This report comprises of a comprehensive assessment of the status of land governance in the state of Karnataka, by using the World Bank’s Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF) during 2013-1014. This report presents its findings. The assessment was taken up in nine distinct thematic areas of land governance as envisaged in the LGAF.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchNovember, 2014Global
Numbers can tell a compelling story. In this brochure, the numbers highlight how much we rely on productive land. Amongst other valuable services, land feeds our families, provides fresh water and powers our future ambitions. Much of the data collected here, however, demonstrate how close we are to pushing our relationship with the land to breaking point.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2014Global
The Pacific Islands, a group of fourteen island nations in the South Pacific Ocean had been a source of low interest for the global powers, however, this seems to have changed as Asia draws increasing attention from the world economies in the 21st century. Despite geographical distance and unenthusiastic historical interaction, initiation of India’s development engagement with these island nations date back to as early as the year 1973.