Union Minister Bhupendra Yadav inaugurated CoE-SLM at ICFRE in Dehradun

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Union-Minister-Bhupendra-Yadav-inaugurated-CoE-SLM-at-ICFRE-in-DehradunUnion Minister Bhupendra Yadav inaugurated the Center of Excellence on Sustainable Land Management (CoE-SLM) at the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) in Dehradun on 20 May 2023.

An Overview of the News

  • The CoE-SLM was announced by the Prime Minister of India during the 14th Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in September 2019.

  • CoE-SLM aims to promote South-South cooperation and address issues of land degradation through sustainable land management practices.

  • Specific activities of the CoE-SLM include setting LDN targets, developing drought risk and early warning systems, mainstreaming gender considerations, promoting good governance of land rights and entitlements, and addressing the effects of land degradation on greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss. involves assessing.

  • Bhupendra Yadav released two publications during the inauguration: "Technical Paper on the Pathway to Achieving LDN in India" and "Compendium of Sustainable Land Management Practices."

Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE)

  • It is an autonomous organisation.

  • It operates under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India.

  • ICFRE conducts research, training and education in forestry and related disciplines.

Establishment - 1986

Parent Organization - Ministry of Environment and Forests (India)

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