National Forest Policy Current Affairs, GK & News
Across the world it has been recognised that Involving communities living in and around natural resource-rich areas in the management and use of these resources is an effective tool of conservation. This strategy was affirmed by the 1980 World Conservation Strategy of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the 1992 Earth Summit. Exclusionist ..
The council of Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) has decided to recognised forest-certification scheme developed specifically for Indian forests by Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests (NCCF), an Indian non-profit. The Certification Standard for Sustainable Forest Management developed by NCCF is the first forest-certification scheme from India to get global recognition. Certification Standard ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Bhopal India Process • forest-Certification Scheme • ICFRE • IIFM • Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change • National Forest Policy • National Working Plan Code • NCCF • Network for Certification and Conservation of Forests • PEFC • Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification
The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has initiated an inter-ministerial consultation note to rename the Indian Forest Service as Indian Forest and Tribal Service. The consultation note also contains the proposal to train the cadre to be more receptive towards tribals and forest dwellers. Why the proposal has been made? The proposal has ..
Topics: All India Services Act 1951 • Imperial Forest Service • Indian Forest and Tribal Service • Indian Forest Service • Ministry of Personnel • National Commission for Scheduled Tribes • National Forest Policy