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    Legislation
    Nepal, Asia, Southern Asia

    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.

  2. Library Resource
    June, 2012
    India

    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

  3. Library Resource
    India : Alleviating Poverty through Forest Development cover image
    Reports & Research
    September, 2014
    India

    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,

  4. Library Resource
    National Policies
    Nepal, 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    India, 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

  6. Library Resource
    National Policies
    January, 2008
    Asia, 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.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1948
    France, 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

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Nepal, 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.

  9. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1948
    Philippines, France, Pakistan, Colombia, Canada

    Revue internationale des forêts et des industries forestières

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2015
    Switzerland, 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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