Posts Tagged ‘ Forestry ’

Mountain Agro-Ecosystem: Traditional Science to Cost Effective Solution

May 14th, 2013 | By
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Shalini Dhyani: Writes about hill agriculture, agro-forest and such ecosystem practices from Indian Himalayan region. She emphasizes on improving the socio-economic condition of mountain people by adopting a range of animal husbandry, agro-forestry and traditional agriculture practices through better scientific and technical inputs. Entire Himalayan ecosystem is undergoing rapid land-use and climatic changes in last

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Pakistan: Devolution of environment ministry not to affect MDG targets

Nov 12th, 2011 | By
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The News: The federal government would help provinces achieve Millennium Development Goals’ targets by bringing one million hector of new land under tree cover by 2015, a senior official said here on Thursday. He said devolution of the environment ministry would not affect the targets set by the federal government and introduction of National Forest

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The Red Pandas of Sikkim

Nov 11th, 2011 | By
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WWF: On the 19th of November the Royal Government of Bhutan will host the Climate Summit for a Living Himalayas Bhutan 2011. The event will bring together leaders from the governments of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal to agree upon and commit to a plan for adaptation to climate change. Included in the plan are

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Agro-Forestry: A Futuristic Solution In Mountains!

Aug 19th, 2011 | By
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Shalini Dhyani: With depletion of agricultural lands due to shift in monsoon patterns, landslides, run off, regular leaching of nutrients, and drying up of natural springs and lack of irrigation facilities has resulted into uneconomical agriculture in the mountain regions of India. Most of the villages in mountains are witnessing migration at a very large

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Power to the people: community forestry paving the way for sustainable forest management

Aug 14th, 2011 | By




CIFOR Blog: Climate change challenges are currently being tackled by community forestry projects around the world, and according to Dr. Yam Malla, outgoing executive director of the Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC), forest-for-people initiatives are fast becoming one of the most effective strategies for sustainable forest management. “Over the years, community forestry has proved

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The Future of Forests and Forestry in Asia and the Pacific?

Aug 5th, 2011 | By




StakeholderForum: What will the forests of Asia and the Pacific look like in 2020?  Will deforestation and forest degradation trends be reversed across the region?  Will there be enough timber to meet expanding regional demands in the coming years?  What will be the priorities for forest management?  What impacts will REDD+ and payments for environmental

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