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- DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Kangchenjunga Landscape (KL) is a transboundary landscape that spreads from the Tarai-Duar lowlands of India and Nepal, across the midhills of western Bhutan, northeast India and eastern Nepal, to the high Himalayan region of India and Nepal. The dominant feature in the landscape is Mount Kangchenjunga, the world’s third highest peak at 8,586 m.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Kangchenjunga Landscape (KL) encompasses a part of eastern Nepal, Sikkim and part of West Bengal in India, and the western and south western parts of Bhutan. It has a total area of 25,086 km2 and elevation range from 40 to 8,586 masl.Document
The Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing: User-country measures and implementation in IndiaFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2016User-measure requirements are the cornerstone of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization developed under the Convention on Biological Diversity.Document
Locating human-wildlife interactions: Landscape constructions and responses to large carnivore conservation in India and NorwayConservation and Society, 2015People's reactions to large carnivores take many forms, ranging from support and coexistence to resistance and conflict. While these reactions are the outcome of many different factors, in this paper we specifically explore the link between social constructions of landscapes and divergent responses to large carnivore presence.Document2015In the wake of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS), there is unprecedented attention on good Green Governance, which implies the development of resource efficient, rights based and effective domestic frameworks to regulate bioprospecting. India has been pioneering in this regard due to its ABS legislation in 2002 that long preceded the Nagoya Protocol.DocumentNorwegian Institute for Nature Research, 2014Between 2007 and 2011, the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research and the Centre for Ecological Sciences of the Indian Institute of Science received funding from the Royal Norwegian Embassy (New Delhi) for a large project on Human-Wildlife Conflicts.Document
Technology Transfer in India: CBD, institutions, actors, typologies and perceptions. Sector: Herbal Medicines (biopharmaceuticals, botanicals and personal care products and cosmetics)Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014The Convention on Biologcal Diversity (CBD) recognises that both access to and transfer of technologies are essential for the attainment of its objectives. This report explores a number of issues related to technology transfer with a particular focus on India asking questions on: typologies, actors, and institutions, perceptions and mechanisms.DocumentFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2014The report analyses India's approach towards the mechanism on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhance-ment of forest carbon stocks (REDD+), with particular attention to India's handling of both carbon and biodiversity matters.Document
Improving livelihoods through conservation and education. A case study of the Swastha butterfly gardenNorwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014In many parts of the developing world, those with physical or mental handicaps are often considered to be a burden on society, with limited to no remunerative activities available in the workforce. Activities such as butterfly farming, which require precision and attention to detail, are potentially relevant for disadvantaged groups as a source of livelihoods.DocumentNorwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2014The Indian coffee sector is at an important transition point, increasingly stuck in the middle between quality and value segments of the market. A potential niche for India is in the development of eco-friendly (green) coffees, leveraging the natural environment and biodiversity present in many regions.