This document contains the presentation delivered by S. Palit, Community Forestry International (CFI) on "Umiam sub-watershed REDD+ project, Meghalaya, India" during the South Asian Media Briefing Workshop on Climate Change 2011 organized by CSE, held on 16-17 Nov 2011.

Shillong: In view of the July 2011 verdict of the Supreme Court vis-à-vis Lafarge cements on the issue of mining in ‘deemed’ forest land, the High-Level Committee constituted by the State as per di

SHILLONG: Implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), a nationwide plan in the country to provide good all-weather road connectivity to unconnected villages, has been helping in

Shillong-Nongstoin-Tura road should pass through Sohiong, says PWD Minister

SHILLONG: About 37.7 percent of the state’s population has been covered under the Measles Catch Up Campaign which is being carried out to provide children between 9 months to 10 years of age with a

SHILLONG: The 2nd day of the Measles Catch-up Programme in East Khasi, West Khasi and Jaintia Hills districts picked up momentum especially at the school session sites.

SHILLONG: Meghalaya being one of the 14 states of the country today has began to fight against the spread of measles and reduce deaths from measles with the State Health Department has started to c

SHILLONG: The State Health Department through the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is all set to conduct the Measles Catch-Up Campaign targeting to provide mass vaccination to more than 6 lakhs children (from 9 months of age to 10 years) covering 93-99 per cent of the population especially in the rural areas of the state.

Shillong, Sep 9 (IANS): Meghalaya has lost 41 acres of land as India and Bangladesh have demarcated their boundaries but the overall agreement will only bring "goodwill and prosperity" to both coun

“Every place in Meghalaya has some mineral or the other. Should we exploit these non-renewable resources at great cost to the environment or use the renewable resources which are available in abundance?” the Chief Minister asked.