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PANJIM: In a significant development, Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) has agreed to pay around Rs 300 crore to promoters of special economic zones (SEZ), who have approached the State

To secure long-term power security, the state government had signed pacts with 30 IPPs, envisaging generation capacity of 37,000 Mw

This study is an attempt to understand the lived experience of people affected by land use change and related conflicts. Equally, if not more importantly, this research seeks to analyse what affected people do when such conflicts arise. What are the strategies they adopt and what kinds of remedies do they seek?

The JRC published a new edition of the World Atlas of Desertification, offering a tool for decision makers to improve local responses to soil loss and land degradation.

New research from the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) shows most South Africans believe land reform is important to address inequality and further the reconciliation process.

NEW DELHI: One of the main barriers against dust incursion from Rajasthan and surrounding areas into the capital are the Aravalis in Haryana bordering Delhi, but a number of policies are diluting i

The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Global Soil Partnership on Wednesday launched a new program to help boost soil productivity by 30 percent in 47 African countries.

Kenya on Tuesday launched the national land use policy to help address food security and environmental protection.

In what can be termed as an achievement, the Ludhiana Forest Division successfully removed illegal encroachment from 70-acres in Rod Majri village in Machhiwara block on Tuesday.

Increase in desertification/land degradation affected areas, reduction in fertile lands and resultant migration of people and cattle, as well as poverty, are issues of global concern. Space technology can be effectively utilised not only for rapid inventory and monitoring but also for action plan preparation to combat land degradation.

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