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Soil Law and Governance in India

Table Of Contents
Intro -- Preface -- Soil Degradation Challenge -- LDN and the UNCCD Process -- Soil Management in India -- Contents -- Editor and Contributors -- About the Editor -- Contributors -- Part I: Global Framework -- Land-Soil Sustainability: India's International Obligations -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Soil Degradation Challenge -- 3 Constitutional Framework and International Obligations -- 4 India's Treaty Obligations: Land-Soil Sustainability -- 4.1 Obligations Under UNFCCC and Soil Sustainability -- 4.2 Obligations Under CBD and Soil Sustainability -- 4.3 Obligations Under UNCCD and Soil Sustainability -- 4.4 New Delhi Declaration -- 5 Other Initiatives for Soil Sustainability -- 5.1 The Bonn Challenge and India -- 5.2 National Innovations on Carbon Resilient Agriculture -- 5.3 National Agro-Forestry Policy -- 6 A Way Forward -- 7 Conclusion -- References -- Part II: Soil Degradation in India -- Soil Degradation in India: Challenge and Response -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Challenges -- 3 Loss of Crop Productivity -- 4 Problem Soils -- 4.1 Sodic Soils -- 4.2 Soil Property Change: Agroforestry in Sodic Soils -- 5 Saline Soils -- 5.1 Inland Saline Soils -- 5.2 Delta Region -- 5.3 Coastal Belt -- 5.4 Saline Vertisols -- 5.5 Acid soils -- 5.6 Ravine Land -- 6 Impact of Climate Change on Land Resource -- 7 Monitoring and Evaluation -- 8 Responses -- 8.1 Management Strategies for Top Soil -- 9 Initiatives for Land Management -- 10 Programmes and Projects -- 11 Land Degradation and SDGs -- 12 Land Degradation Neutrality -- 13 Emerging Challenges -- 14 A Way Forward -- 15 Conclusion -- References -- Combating Soil Degradation: Some Policy Perspectives -- 1 Introduction -- 2 State of Soil Degradation -- 3 Constitutional Provisions -- 4 Soil Protection Policy -- 5 Role of Local Institutions -- 6 Efforts to Re-Generate of Degraded Lands -- 7 Conclusion -- References
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
1st ed.
Physical Description
1 online resource (219 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9783031323607

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