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Economics of land degradation: the significance of India’s new environment targets

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2019

On the occasion of World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD 2019), India elaborated on its plans for managing its natural resources, undertaking sustainable land management and combating droughts. The highlighted actions are expected to help India meets its overall target of...

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India must step up efforts to tackle climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

The climate crisis is damaging the ability of the land to sustain humanity, according to a landmark United Nations (UN) report that was released on August 8 in Geneva. Explaining the process,...

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Nagaland's Chief Minister launches biodiversity management project

By : Sustainability ..., May 3, 2019

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio launched the Biodiversity and community conserved area management project in the presence of German delegation headed by the Chargé d’affaires Dr. Jasper Wieck in...

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Cash sops for states to secure land for green power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

The Centre has introduced a financial incentive for states and tweaked its policy to address two major issues plaguing solar park developers — shortage of land and lack of transmission facility...

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Maha pushes for green energy on spinning mills’ surplus land

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2019

The state government is seeing surplus land available with spinning cooperatives spread throughout Maharasthra as a potential source for developing renewable energy plants. On Friday a...

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Need land, labour reforms to aid manufacturing: Chief economic adviser

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

India's next government will have to bring in land, labour and financial sector reforms to improve the productivity of the manufacturing sector and boost economic growth, India's chief economic...

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Gujarat’s green energy policy will lead to land hoarding, fear small firms

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

Wind developers have expressed concern over the new land policy for renewable energy announced by Gujarat about a month ago as it does not make possession of a power purchase agreement (PPA)...

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Environment Ministry secy reiterates commitment to tackle climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 8, 2019

Climate change is a reality which needs to be tackled at the ground level, a top government officialThursday said while inaugurating a workshop on global environment facility (GEF) in...

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