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.
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
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Measures to reduce land degradation, 09/12/2019. Various steps have been taken by the Government of India to reduce land degradation and desertification of land to ensure food security.
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.
In an effort to productively use India’s wastelands, the Ministry of Rural Development has come out with the fifth edition of Wasteland Atlas -2019, eight years after the last edition was published in 2011. This is significant as it takes into account 12.08 MHa of unmapped area of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) for the first time.