forest monitoring and assessment

Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2014

Government of India launched the Green India Mission (GIM), which is one of the eight missions, forming part of its national strategy to address climate change through improving forest cover and quality. 

Ecosystems Service Improvement Project, Environment and Social Management Framework (ESMF) and Tribal Development Framework by GIM is one of the project under the mission which is to be implemented in the two states of India viz. Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh  

Reports & Research
Legislation & Policies
Other legal document
May 2017

This Environmental Annual report 2016-17 is prepared by The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India.

This Report contains activities and achievements of planning, promotion, co-ordination and overseeing the implementation of India's environmental and forestry policies and programmes in yearly basis.

The areas that this report deals are as follows: 

·         Natural Resources- Surveys and explorations by different departments under the ministry

·         Environmental Impact Assessments

August 2016

An Act to deal with establishment of funds under the public accounts of India and of each State, credit the monies received from the user agencies towards compensatory afforestation, additional compensatory afforestation, penal compensatory afforestation, net present value and all other amounts recovered from such agencies under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.


Autor:Jennifer Ann Thomas, Jornal Veja



O ministro do Meio Ambiente da Noruega diz que não haverá tolerância com desvio de recursos dados por seu país para combater o desmatamento e que é possível proteger o verde e produzir.


Rafael Garcia/Folha Imagem

Autor:E de Oliveira Pires

Fonte: Jornal Carta Capital


Os ruralistas venceram, mas a vitória trará prejuízos irreparáveis e seu alto preço será pago por todos nós


Através do levantamento será possível saber o quanto as florestas impactaram na agropecuária do municípioAtravés do levantamento será possível saber o quanto as florestas impactaram na agropecuária do município - Arquivo/JPNEWS
31 July 2017
India State of Forest Report 2015
Reports & Research
April 2015

Status of Forest Report is published every two years by Forestr Survey of India, an autonomous agency under Indian Ministry of Environment and Forest.

It covers forest areas, forest cover, density, mapping, etc with information from national, States and district level. 

Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2015

In Kenya, insecure land tenure and inequitable access to land, forest and water resources have contributed to conflict and violence, which has in turn exacerbated food insecurity. To address these interlinked problems, a new set of laws and policies on food security and land governance are currently being introduced or designed by the Government of Kenya. The new Food Security Bill explicitly recognizes the link between food security and land access, and the 2012 land laws target the corrupt system of land administration that made much of Kenya’s land grabbing possible.