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Other than being a rich biodiverse forest and a huge carbon sink, Saranda is home to a large number of animal, bird and reptile species(HT PHOTO)

Don’t jeopardise forests for mining

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 07:06 PM IST
India needs a new policy framework to protect forests
Agro-forestry or farm forestry will be India’s key strategy to reduce its carbon footprint.(HT File Photo)
Agro-forestry or farm forestry will be India’s key strategy to reduce its carbon footprint.(HT File Photo)

India eyes farm forestry to reduce carbon footprint

New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2018 07:54 AM IST
India plans to partner with the private sector in scaling up its agro-forestry efforts. This is, however, a controversial subject because environmental activists are against India allowing any private or corporate forestry projects on forest land.
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