More Details about Advances in Xenobiotics and Biotoxins (HB)

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Author(s)Agarwal Anju
Publish YearJanuary 2007


Overexploitation and improper management of natural resources cause threat to the sustainability of production systems and lead to environmental degradation. Conservation of natural resources is an issue of utmost concern for sustainable development and improvement of livelihood securities. Towards this, several programmes/schemes of State/Central Govts. are being implemented in the country with major focus on participatory watershed management. With this background, a Conference on ?Natural Resource Management for Eco-Development and Livelihood Security in Southern India? (NRMELSI-2005) was organized to bring together researchers, scientists, policy makers, planners, administrators, NGOs and stakeholders on a common platfrom to share and discuss technological advancements. expertienes and other issues related to natural resource persons, experts, experiences and other issues related to natural resource management in South India. In all, 112 registered delegates, many invited resource persons, experts, research managers and policy planners participated in the two days deliberations covering 12 States, 29 ICAR Institutes and NRCs, 5 SAUs and 24 Central and State agencies including NOGs. A total of 78 papers including key note addresses and posters were presented. The deliberations in the conference were brought out in the form of recommendations which could help formulating a policy framework for improving the efficiency and efficacy of ongoing and forthcoming resource conservation programmes in southern states of the country to support quality life of the masses.