State Government has initiated a New Land Use Policy (NLUP) for Manipur with the objective of inclusive development through effective land resource development and livelihood of the people. Over the time, shifting or Jhum Cultivation and unregulated land use system has caused much destruction to both forests and productivity of the land.

This publication presents the results and lessons learned from the FAO-Sida supported pilot project “Strengthening capacity for climate change adaptation in land and water management” in Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Shirish Barve & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/04/2014 regarding proposed Jalgaon bypass road of the National Highway No.6 which has been proposed by Respondent No.2 i.e. National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).

A new FAO database collects previously scattered and unharmonized land cover information from around the globe into one centralized database, marking a major improvement in information regarding the physical characteristics of the Earth's surface. Up to now, one of the major challenges to getting a good global overview of land cover - e.g.

This discussion paper attempts to contribute to how to make future investment in agriculture responsible and efficient. Investment in agriculture is critical for global food provision, but in future it will have to compete with investment in land for raw materials and energy, such as various feedstocks for biofuel and biodiesel production.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K.G. Mohanaraman Thirupporur Taluk Vs The Chairman Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board Chennai and others dated 07/02/2014 regarding proposed scheme for laying the Super High Tension Transmission lines from Pugalur to Ottampakkam village in Sholinganallur Taluk passing through the villages of Vembedu and Kayar which have shallow percolation wells which are absolutely private and the villagers have not been given any notice in respect of the said proposal.

State Minister or Chittagong Hill Tracks (CHT) Affairs Bir Bahadur U Shei Ching Tuesday said that cabinet approved the amendment to the CHT Land Dispute Resolution Commission Act 2001 which will he

At 97, Chunibhai Vaidya seems more energetic than ever as he fights for the rights of poor farmers - and for Gandhi-Vinobha's ideals - in Modi-land.

The Policy Guidelines formulated for land management will provide the necessary regulatory framework for land allotment and other Port specific practice like waterfront charges/way-leave permissions etc. The endeavour of the Policy is to enable the Ports to carry out leasing and licensing of Port land in a transparent manner. Read full text.

Achieving global food security is one of the major challenges of the coming decades. In order to tackle future food security challenges we must understand the past. This study presents a historical analysis of global food availability, one of the key elements of food security. By calculating national level dietary energy supply and production for nine time steps during 1965–2005 we classify countries based on their food availability, food self-sufficiency and food trade. We also look at how diets have changed during this period with regard to supply of animal based calories.