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Land use change is the primary transmission pathway for emerging infectious diseases, and the rate of land conversion is accelerating. Moreover, the foundation for building back better in the face of climate change and the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic will be centered upon future land use decisions.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Vinodchandra Sakarlal Kapadia Vs State of Gujarat & Others dated 15/06/2020. The applications were filed against the order of March 17, 2009 passed by the Division Bench of High Court of Gujarat.

A recent study commissioned by the government and funded by the European Union, and conducted by experts from different institutions, with me as the leader, focused on the potential contribution of redistributive land reform to employment creation.

The publication, Rethinking land reform in Africa: New ideas, opportunities and challenges, follows last November’s Conference on Land Policy in Africa, organised by the ANRC in Abidjan, and the 10th anniversary of the African Union Declaration on Land.

To amend the Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act, 1991, so as to provide for the application for conversion of land tenure rights to ownership; to provide for the notice of informing interested persons of an application to convert land tenure rights into ownership; to provide for an opportunity for interested persons to object to conversion of l

Land degradation exacerbates the unique vulnerabilities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to environmental challenges, such as climate change, flash floods, soil erosion, lagoon siltation, coastal erosion and sea level rise, undermining their economic potential.

Drylands cover 41% of Earth’s surface and are the largest source of interannual variability in the global carbon sink. Drylands are projected to experience accelerated expansion over the next century, but the implications of this expansion on variability in gross primary production (GPP) remain elusive.

According to Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmerswelfare, out of 196.02 lakh hectare Geographical area of Gujarat, 25.S}lakh hectare (13'02%)is barren and unculturable land in the State of Gujarat.

India has an array of legislations and regulations to settle land and resource rights, to resolve disputes over access and ownership, and to facilitate more equitable negotiations for transferring rights and access between different parties.

Foundational to the monitoring of international goals on land ownership and rights are the household survey respondents who provide the required individual-disaggregated data.

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