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 National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Pawan Kumar Banta Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/05/2020 regarding unauthorised and illegal development and construction of eleven storeyed hotel/apartments on the agricultural land measuring 03-17-68 hectares at Up Mohal Kiari/Rirka, Tehsil Shimla (R), District Shimla, Himachal Pradesh falling within the Municipal limits of Shimla.

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

At present, our ability to comprehend the dynamics of food systems and the consequences of their rapid ‘transformations’ is limited. In this paper, we propose to address this gap by exploring the interactions between the sustainability of food systems and a set of key drivers at the global scale.

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.

This new report looks in detail at the assumptions and criteria used to determine the "indirect land use change" of biofuels under the UN's carbon offsets scheme for aviation emissions (known as Corsia).

This book presents contemporary case studies of land use, management practices, and innovation in Africa with a view to exploring how multifunctional land uses can alleviate food insecurity and poverty.Food security and livelihoods in Africa face multiple challenges in the form of feeding a growing population on declining land areas under the im

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Madhav Das Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 17/12/2019 regarding operation of a cotton mill in district Mathura, as in its process of separation of seeds from the cotton plants, air pollution is caused for which necessary safeguards are not taken. Further, the operation of the mill is in agricultural area, where such activities are not permitted.

Conservation, restoration, and improved management of forests are cost-effective solutions for large-scale reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and removal of carbon from the atmosphere and thus help to hold the global temperature increase to well below 2.0°C or 1.5°C above preindustrial levels.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Legal Aid Committee, NGT Bar Association Vs MoEF & Others dated 20/11/2019. The issue for consideration is safeguarding of land use falling under Natural Conservation Zone (NCZ) in terms of regional plan prepared by National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) under the provision of National Capital Region Planning Board Act, 1985.

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