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sustainable development

Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
 

Source: FAO

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January 2003
India
Sudan
Sub-Saharan Africa
Southern Asia

This information paper illustrates sustainable dryland management practises in communities vulnerable to climate change with case studies in India and the Sudan.In both cases the adaptation programme is presented, including infrastructural strategy and social involvement, followed by results of the programme, subsequent impact on the community and examples of further achievements and successes

January 2003

This paper starts from the optimistic assumption that the policies required for environmentally sustainable economic development are known but difficulties surround their implementation. The paper argues that in the low-income countries differences in the natural resource endowment are an important and hitherto neglected cause of tardy environmental policy improvements.

January 2003
Mozambique
Sub-Saharan Africa

What does community based natural resource management (CBNRM) mean for Mozambique's poor?Through the case study of Derre Forest Reserve in Zambezia province, this paper explores the theory and practice of CBNRM, an approach which has been widely promoted in southern Africa, and is central to elements of the Mozambican forestry and wildlife policy of 1999.The paper examines the history of commun

January 2003

This document summarises the main points in the conclusions and recommendations sections of the World Bank’s Final Report of the Extractive Industries Review (EIR).

Journal Articles & Books
December 2002
Taiwan

Thorough land use planning in a slope land watershed requires careful consideration of both natural and social conditions. A modified "simple-accurate" method was used to estimate a land use potential value for each terrain unit of a slope land watershed in Taiwan. Soil loss estimates based on erosion modeling served as a guide for determining the most suitable land use type.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2002
Africa

L'Afrique contribue pour 7 pour cent seulement aux émissions mondiales de gaz à effet de serre. Soixante-dix pour cent des émissions du continent proviennent du changement d'usage des terres, essentiellement de la déforestation. Par contre, le continent africain est potentiellement le plus exposé aux conséquences négatives des changements climatiques.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2002
Burkina Faso
Bangladesh
Honduras
Nepal
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Peru
Guatemala
United Kingdom
China
Benin
Malawi
France
Colombia
Kenya
Philippines
South Africa
Lesotho
Madagascar
Nicaragua
India
Senegal
Brazil

This conmpendium of recent sustainable development initiatives in the field of agriculture and land management has been developed as a supporting document for the Task Manager's Report on the Land and Agriculture Cluster for Chapters 10, 12 and 14 of Agenda 21.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2002
Kenya

Throughout this pocket size booklet, Land Reform Volume 4, KLA proposes that collectively as a nation, and especially during this time of the constitutional review process. The principles outlined be embraced with the purpose of providing women a deliberate opportunity to engage in decision-making as regards land-use,management and ownership.

Reports & Research
August 2002
South Africa
Africa

Argues that sustainable development in 21st century South Africa will never be achieved without a radical assault on the structural underpinnings of poverty and inequality inherited from 3 centuries of oppression and exploitation.

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