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01 Oct

Nature at the Centre of Decision making: Setting Priorities for achieving Sustainable Development Goals – Part 2

The first part of the blog has discussed the SDGs in general and in relation to the International Biodiversity Governance regime. The second part focusses on the Indian experience in achieving the SDGs in relation to the set Biodiversity Targets.

SDGS AND BIODIVERSITY TARGETS - THE INDIAN EXPERIENCE:

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01 Oct

Nature at the Centre of Decision making: Setting Priorities for achieving Sustainable Development Goals – Part 1

ABSTRACT

This blog gives a bird’s eye view on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their linkages to Biodiversity. It also examines the Indian experience in Biodiversity conservation and management in accordance with the SDGs, taking Forest management as a special case referring to SDGs 12, 15 & 2.

KEYWORDS

Sustainable Development Goals; SDGs; Biodiversity; ‘Reimagine, Recreate, and Restore’.

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14 Sep

Land degradation and coastal agriculture: history and restoration targets

 

Land degradation is driven by both natural and manmade processes involving numerous complex factors. One-third of the land in India is under the threat of degradation This degraded land covers about 97 million hectares, an area the size of northern Europe. Land degradation is one of the global environmental challenges, resulting in lower productivity which adversely impacts food security and the health of an agro-ecosystem.

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