Approaches to integrated landscape management are currently garnering new interest as scientists, policymakers, and local stakeholders recognize the need to increase the multi-functionality of agricultural landscapes for food production, livelihood improvement, and ecosystem conservation. Such approaches have been attempted in many parts of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) but to date there has been no systematic assessment of their characteristics, outcomes, and limitations.

Based on a revisit to two villages of Haryana after a gap of 20 years (1988-89 and 2008-09), this paper provides a historical overview of the process of development and change in a micro setting.

Household consumption of various goods and services in India 2011-12. The report is based on information collected during 2011-12 from 101651 households in 7469 villages and 5268 urban blocks spread over the entire country.

Use of participatory cognitive mapping to understand the socio-ecological dynamics and climate change adaptation strategies in an agroecosystem: A case study from central Tamil Nadu - A presentation by T Rajaram and M Nirmala Devi at the 4th National Research Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, October 26-27, 2013.

Weather variability, agriculture and migration in India - A presentation by K.S. Kavi Kumar at the 4th National Research Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, October 26-27, 2013.

The Delhi Cabinet today decided to initiate the process of allotment of flats to the urban poor under the Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojana (RRAY) for which a draw of lot would be held very soon.

Many villages gradually get included in cities and urban people also migrate to villages transforming them into towns. Both phenomena require intensive study, including an examination of the defi ning criteria of a "town", and the estimates of urban population.

China's green movement is awakening and starting to receive global attention (see, for example, Q. Wang et al. Nature 489, 502; 2012). The municipal governments of Qidong and Shifang should be applauded for suspending two planned industrial plants likely to cause widespread pollution (Nature 488, 261–262; 2012). But there may be plans afoot to relocate these to rural areas. (Correspondence)

GUWAHATI, Oct 10 – The Assam Public Works Roads Department (PWRD) today launched a ‘Green Roads Mission’ for the State in association with Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi, and Bitchem As

The State Government has set a target to complete at least 500 out of the 823 road projects sanctioned by the Centre under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) on September 12.