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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    India

    The study is an attempt to bring to  the fore a Commons perspective of agriculture,livestock and rural   livelihoods  in  the  dryland and tribal areas of  India.  Would  agriculture,  livestock and  rural livelihoods sustain in  the absence  of the support  provided  by  Commons.

    In finding an answer to this,  This explores  the potential role of  the Commons (land and  water resources)  in strengthening the  viability  of the agro‐pastoral production  systems and the resilience of  household livelihoods.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2006
    Global

    This Resource book is a wealthy compilation of articles with succinct discussions on the issues of the poor around access to land and other common property resources. While it does not prescribe a particular approach, the book provides valuable discussion of the land tenure situations of certain Asian, African and Latin American countries as well as strategies and tools drawn from the experiences of people’s groups to gain access and better control of their resources.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2011
    India

    Access to land and land-based resources has been a critical issue for the Adivasi living in forested landscapes of Central India, including Odisha. This paper highlights poor access to land as major reasons of poverty among adivasis and recurrent conflicts in tribal regions of Odisha.

  4. 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

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2012
    Southern Asia

    This toolkit provides a step-by-step guide to integrating disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into the coastal and marine ecosystem management in the coastal sub-region of South Asia including Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
     

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    September, 1982
    India

    This  Act  is  meant  mainly  to  arrest  and  curb  the unlawful  activity  of grabbing Government land, a local authority, a religious or Charitable Institution or Endowment including Wakf or any other private property, either individually or in groups either by force or decrepit or otherwise. 

  7. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2008
    Global

    This article is an extract from the bigger document. This articles briefly highlights that the land distribution remains highly unequal in some regions,  Productivity growth of high-input agriculture has slowed down, Increased awareness regarding the detrimental effects of DDT has led to its elimination in many countries, Land under organic farming is increasing but remains concentrated in a few countries.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 1999
    India

    This is a working paper. The purpose of this paper is to provide an overall framework for the critical assessment of alternative approaches to improving access to land by the rural poor in India , as part of a broader strategy for reducing poverty through rural growth. Viewing persistent constraints on access to land in their historical context, the paper considers India’s record in implementing land reforms, and identifies the elements of a new, complementary approach to improving access to land by the rural poor.

  9. 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  

  10. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2010
    India

    The purpose of this report is to bring out certain key lacunae in the existing legislation and policy and suggest legal, moral and policy alternatives regarding displacement due to large projects in India. Central to the land-acquisition law reforms is the problem of a lack of political will which has prevented the 2007 Bill from being passed in both the houses of the Parliament. Towards the end, Author has attempted to highlight this political issue and the lacunae that exist even in the amended bill.

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