BAMBOO IS NOT A TREE

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Viewpoint 12: Bamboo Regulation in India : The Need for Reforms

Bamboo Regulation in India : The Need for Reforms

  1. Overall Forest related research
    1. Far East, Introduction to Bamboo*
    2. About Bamboo_Britannica Encyclopedia*
    3. Annual Report, Ministry Of Environment and Forests, 2011-12
    4. Two Hundred and Thirty First Report on The Indian Forest (Amendment) Bill, 2012
    5. Prime Legislations on Forests
    6. Bamboo Poor Man’s Gold
    7. Report on the Field Trip and Research Study on the Feasibility of an Amendment to the Indian Forest Act, 1927: With the Effect of Removing Bamboo from the Scope of its Purview – by Mridula Paul
    8. Nagaland Bamboo Policy
    9. IPPG Discussion Papers Number 45
    10. IPPG Discussion Papers Number 27
    11. A Case Study on Pilot Implementation in Lam Dong Province, Vietnam
    12. Forest Rehabilitation in Vietnam
  2. Employment Potential/ Industrial Benefits
    1. Rio bats for bamboo growth: Article, The Telegraph*
    2. Policy and legal reforms for Indian Poor
    3. What Ails The Northeast: An Enquiry Into The Economic Factors – by Sreeradha Datta
    4. Should agriculture be taxed in India?*
    5. Bamboo Cultivation-Potential and Prospects
    6. APMC Act and Indian Agriculture: Agriculture should not be a state subject
    7. Connecting to the poor-(problems and prospects)
    8. Industrialiazation of Bamboo Sector-by Arnab Hazara
    9. National Mission on Bamboo Technology and Trade Development*
  3. Environmental Benefits
    1. How much water do trees take
    2. International Seminar on Bamboo : “Bamboo for Livelihood and Community Development, September 16-17, 2010 & The World Bamboo Day on September 18, 2010 At Kisama Heritage Village, Kohima, Nagaland, India
  4. Impact on Tribal / forest dwelling communities/Legal affairs
    1. Letter by Jai Ram Ramesh
    2. Give tribals the right to harvest, sell bamboo – The New Indian Express*
    3. Demand for classifying bamboo as ‘grass’ not ‘tree’ – Times Of India*
    4. It’s a grass, not a tree Bamboo off-shoots – Times Of India*
    5. The Indian Forest Act, 1927
    6. Mirages of Hope_ the response of the Indian judiciary and special courts on environmental conflicts*
    7. Forest Conservation Act 1980
    8. Letter to PM and others by Parth, CCS
    9. MoEF on Bamboo, Forest Act Amendment
    10. Some Insights into the Forests Rights Act (FRA); Conservation India*
    11. Supreme Court and India’s forests – Sharachchandra (Sharad) Lele – Academia
    12. Comparative Analysis and Policy Recommendations on Developing Bamboo Resource Tenure Systems in Asia and Africa
    13. Analysis and Legal Tips if IFA and FCA
    14. The Potential of Bamboo is Constrained by Outmoded Policy Frames
    15. New Bamboo Industries and Pro-Poor Impact – China lesson
  5. Ministers/important agencies
    1. Important govt. Official
    2. Important contacts international
    3. Delgates
    4. Nagaland Bamboo Development Agency
  6. Other Links
    1. www.inbar.int
    2. www.americanbamboo.org
    3. www.oprins.be
    4. www.bambootextile.com
    5. www.bamboofencer.com
    6. www.watershedmedia.com
    7. http://www.icfre.org/index.php?linkid=sublnk510373&link=1
    8. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01678809/149
    9. http://www.accessmylibrary.com/archive/435065-philippine-daily-inquirer/august-2009.html
    10. http://moef.nic.in/divisions/forpol.html
    11. http://www.inbar.int/publications/?category=1
    12. http://agmarknet.nic.in/
  7. Other References
    1. What Ails the Northeast_ an Enquiry Into the Economic Factors
    2. Policy Recommendations on Management of Forest Bamboo

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(*Retrieved on 6 May 2013)