The purpose of this Act is to support the decentralization process in general and capacity building of the districts, in particular with respect to the rural infrastructure development, and to improve rural accessibility.Village Development Committees shall be constituted as executives of the Village Council in village development areas, Municipalities shall be constituted as executives of the Municipal Council in municipal areas, and District Development Committees shall be constituted as executive bodies of District Councils in district development areas.
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Library ResourceLegislationNepal, Asia, Southern Asia
Library ResourceJune, 2012India
This paper has been prepared in
accordance with the terms of reference for a study on power
system planning in India: incorporating externality costs
and benefits. It reviews estimates of the external costs of
power in international studies as well as in India and
compares the figures available. It also comments on the
validity of the external cost estimates available and the
use made of them in power system planning and regulation
Library ResourceReports & ResearchSeptember, 2014India
This case study, one of six evaluations
in a series of country case studies, aims to understand the
implementation of the 1991 Forest Strategy in World Bank
operations and to obtain the views of the various
stakeholders in the country about the involvement of the
Bank. Each country study examines the overall development of
the country's forest sector. This naturally includes
the environmental impacts on forests, such as degradation,
Library ResourceNational PoliciesNepal, Asia, Southern Asia
The Forestry Sector Policy is a national sectoral policy which sets forth long-term, medium-term and short term objectives relating to the sustainable use of forest resources. The long-term objectives of the Policy are: a) to meet the people’s basic needs for forestry products on a sustainable basis; b) to contribute to food production; c) to protect land from degradation; d) to conserve and use biological diversity and genetic resources in a sustainable manner; e) to create opportunities for income generation and employment.
Library ResourceLegislationIndia, Asia, Southern Asia
This Act provides for the establishment of the Land Development Board and defines its composition and functions, which include to direct the District Committees for the preparation of draft schemes and approve them, to advise Government on the strategies to be followed for land and water conservation as well as eco-restoration, etc.The Act also establishes District Committees, a Padasekharam Committee, and a Watershed committee.The Act sets out procedures for the preparation, and contents of, Land Development Schemes which shall provide for: control and prevention of soil erosion; preservat
Library ResourceNational PoliciesJanuary, 2008Asia, Southern Asia, Bhutan
The Royal government of Bhutan launched the Tenth Five Year Plan that outlines strategies from 2008-2013 to reduce poverty and to increase education initiatives.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1948France, Switzerland, United States of America, Fiji, China, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Denmark, Guinea, Republic of Korea, Finland, Pakistan, Japan, Myanmar, Netherlands, India, Brazil, Canada
An international journal of forestry and forest industries
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2016Nepal, Laos, Japan, Vietnam, Chile, Madagascar, Guatemala, Indonesia, Ghana, Congo, Guyana, Costa Rica, Mexico, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Asia, Africa, Americas
<p>Les informations contenues dans ce document correspondent à la situation en octobre 2014.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1948Philippines, France, Pakistan, Colombia, Canada
Revue internationale des forêts et des industries forestières
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2015Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, Indonesia, Norway, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Guyana, Costa Rica, Colombia, Nepal, Laos, Japan, Vietnam, Madagascar, Cameroon, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Mexico, Brazil, Ghana, Asia, Americas, Africa
<p>The information in the document corresponds to the situation in October 2014, for the most recent overview of UNFCCC FREL/FRL submissions please consult <a href="http://redd.unfccc.int/fact-sheets/forest-reference-emission-levels.html">this link.</a> </p> This document provides examples of emerging approaches to FREL/FRL development adopted in different contexts, including for demonstration activities by countries seeking to take actions to reduce GHG emissions or enhance forest
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