This report is a compilation of research and analyses from some of the leading scholars and experts on the Indian forest sector. Their analyses take a critical look at the trends that have shaped the developments in India's forest sector over the past two decades.

Forest governance is identified as critical to the success of REDD+. Implementation of robust REDD+ strategy is possible through Community Based Forest Governance.

The REDD+ regime has to enhance the carbon and other ecosystem services, it should strengthen the efforts of biodiversity conservation, and help secure the livelihoods of the ecosystem dependent local communities in India.

This new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) publication examines five biodiversity governance models that have helped conserve India's natural landscape.

Solan: With a view to enhancing the area under forests by 10 million hectares in the next 10 years across the country, a national mission to develop forests by restocking land and planting trees on

State government transfers all rights of minor forest produce and major timber to forest management committees

This document published by Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation cell, Goverment of Gujarat is a comprehensive compilation of major statistical facts about various aspects of forest. It also contains details of wildlife sanctuaries & national parks in the state.

New research released by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) at the International Workshop on Gender and Forest Tenure in Asia and Collective Forest Tenure Reform in China shows that despite more understanding, more resources, and policy recommendations, women continue to be largely marginalized and ignored or exploited in community based

This study aims at consolidating information on Community Forest Right (CFR) status and issues in different states in India collected from groups and organizations working in the states including the lessons from the March 2012 consultation, in order to understand the ground level situation regarding their implementation and to provide an assess

The National Bee Board and Forest Research Institute will work jointly to promote honey culture programmes in forestry sectors, which will be very useful for poverty alleviation and for improvement