‘Carbon credit rules for forestry projects should be made simpler’
The carbon credit rules for forestry projects should be made simpler, said the director general of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) Dr VK Bahuguna while chairing the surveillance audit of ICFRE-Designated Operational Entity (DOE) in Dehradun on Monday.
To judge from India’s official surveys, the protection of its forests is a success. Somehow, this resource-hungry country of 1.2 billion people is managing to preserve its rich forests almost intact in the face of growing demands for timber and agricultural land.
Mumbai: Sustainable forestry-focused private equity (PE) firm, Global Environment Fund (GEF), has raised a Rs. 700 crore, small and medium enterprises (SME)-focused South Asia fund dedicated to India—the first niche fund of its kind in the coun
Rio+20: Are human development indices forest-blind?
When policymakers and national planners set out to enhance local “quality of life,” they often base their decisions on a variant of the United Nations’ Human Development Index (HDI), a basket of indicators, ranging from income to life expectanc