This action plan has been developed to fulfill the requirements of the UNFCCC through development and implementation of a robust and transparent national forest monitoring system.

The implementation of Community Forest (CF) rights and Community Forest Resource (CFR) rights under the Forest Rights Act 2006 (FRA) can transform forest governance and rural livelihoods in India.

In view of Pakistan’s high vulnerability to adverse impacts of climate change, in particular to extreme events, mitigation and adaptation measures are the focus of this Policy. Tremendous role of Forestry in climate change mitigation has been overwhelmingly recognized at international level.

Surveys and interviews were used to understand community resilience in forest-dependent communities facing climate change in Cameroon. Surveys of 232 individuals showed a diversity of formal and informal institutions that relate to most aspects of rural life. Although direct activities related to climate change adaptation were limited, the activities and density of membership in rural local institutions could increase the community’s adaptive capacity.

A new body aiming to develop a national forest certification system and formulate standards was set up today to promote "responsible" trade in forestry sector for better management of forest resour

The Andhra Pradesh State of Forest Report gives a detailed view of the health of notified forests in the State on annual basis. State Forest Report 2014 is the fifth report in the series. It gives precise locations of the forest cover changes, assessed using LISS III data of 2011 & 2012 seasons up to compartment level.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on present scenario of forest land in different States, 27/11/2014.

The India State of Forest Report 2013 contains information on forest cover, tree cover mangroves cover and growing stock inside and outside the forest areas. Special thematic information on forest cover such as hill districts, tribal districts, and north eastern region had also been given separately in the report. The information of forest cover for all the States and districts for the current assessment and changes with respect to forest cover of previous assessment has been presented in the report.

The 2013 edition of the assessment report on India’s forest resources published by the Forest Survey of India and released by Shri Prakash Javadekar contains information on forest cover, tree cover mangroves cover & growing stock inside and outside the forest areas.Special thematic information on forest cover such as hill districts, tribal districts, and north eastern region is also given separately in the report. Click here for full text of this report.

Forests (and landscapes with trees) are such an important part of a number of different Sustainable Development Goals that we recommend working towards a transformative ‘forest module’. The module improves on the more limited current focus on sustainable forest management, deforestation and reforestation targets.

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