Reports & Research

Reports & Research is a resource type for publications where research was involved in establishing the report, but not necessarily with an academic approach. The resource type aims to bring together under which all the different types of resources that have been identified as "research report", "case report", "research report", "case study", "use case report", as well as "workshop report" or "flagship reports". Good practice reviews are also generally nested under this resource type.

Potential for Recognition of Community Forest Resource Rights Under India’s Forest Rights Act
Reports & Research
Julio 2015

A Preliminary Assessment by RRI, Vasundhara and NRMC. Provides  potential area, state, district and village wise area over which CFR (and IFR) rights can be recognized under the FRA; now used as a baseline for planning and effective implementation of CFR rights, assess the extent to which the law has been implemented; delineate data on forest land, villages & population within village boundaries and CFR Recognition Status. 

Reports & Research
Enero 2013

Audit of Forestland diversion  and Compensatory afforestation by Comptroller and Auditor General of India. The report provides information on forest land diverted for non-forest use, land diverted for compensatory afforestation, use of funds with identification of gaps and suggestion of corrective measures.

Reports & Research
Agosto 2017

The India Environment Portal is initiated and managed by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in 2005. It puts together information about environment and development issues in one-stop shop. Information provided include data on forest land diversion for mining state-wise and their ecological impact along with steps taken by government.

Status report on implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 [for the period ending 28.02.2017]
Reports & Research
Febrero 2017

Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India is  the nodal ministry authorized for the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (recognition of Forest rights) Act, 2006.

This site presents updated status report of IFR and CFR claims and rights recognition  state-wise with number and area.

Reports & Research
Julio 2017

Land is an important source of identity and a precious asset with significant emotional connection in India. It is also the main source of rural and feudal power structure for most of India’s history. Land is a symbol of social status, cultural identity and an expression of political power. The value of land is deeply ingrained in the consciousness and well-being of the poor farmers and indigenous communities who make up a substantial portion of India’s total population.

Economics of Land Degradation Initiative: Report for policy and decision makers cover image
Reports & Research
Training Resources & Tools
Septiembre 2015

Considering the figures given in the foreword and found in the literature about the on-going and increasing degradation of land and land-based ecosystems and their productivity, this indicates a pressing need to re-design current policies and clearly defined guidance for future action for sustainable land management.

The impact of climate change on smallholder and subsistence agriculture cover image
Reports & Research
Marzo 2007

Some of the most important impacts of global climate change will be felt among the populations, predominantly in developing countries, referred to as ‘‘subsistence’’ or ‘‘smallholder’’ farmers. Their vulnerability to climate change comes both from being predominantly located in the tropics, and from various socioeconomic, demographic, and policy trends limiting their capacity to adapt to change.

Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability part A cover image
Reports & Research
Diciembre 2014

Climate change impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability span a vast range of topics.With the deepening of knowledge about climate change, we see connections in expanding and diverse areas, activities, and assets at risk. Early research focused on direct impacts of temperature and rainfall on humans, crops, and wild plants and animals. New evidence points to the importance of understanding not only these direct impacts but also potential indirect impacts, including impacts that can be transmitted around the world through trade, travel, and security.

 The environmental food crisis: the environment's role in averting future food crises cover image
Reports & Research
Septiembre 2010

The surge in food prices in the last years, following a century of decline, has been the most marked of the past century in its magnitude, duration and the number of commodity groups whose prices have increased. The ensuing crisis has resulted in a 50–200% increase in selected commodity prices, driven 110 million people into poverty and added 44 million more to the undernourished.