Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
This paper focused on managing land based resources for sustainable development: highlights on the status of sustainable development in Africa.
This two-part paper attempts to address some of the questions that are specifically related to the environmental dimensions of sustainable development.
Paul Wolfowitz, President of the World Bank, congratulated the editorial team of National Geographic for the special issue on Africa. National Geographic has played a unique role in broadening the knowledge of the world.
This paper states that the development strategy of most African countries, since independence, has depended mainly upon the exploitation of their natural resources. These include agriculture, minerals, energy, water and other biological resources. Unfortunately, the strategy did not bring about the expected results but created environmental degradation and increased poverty (World Bank, 2003).
En el medio rural brasileño, las relaciones sociales, históricamente complejas, todavía esperan cambios fundamentales en la garantía de la democracia, la ciudadanía y la sostenibilidad del medio ambiente. Esta entrevista gira en torno al tema de la necesidad de cambiar las relaciones entre hombres y mujeres en el campo.
This document presents an overview of the regional progress made towards the targets and commitments derived from implementation plans and programmes for the main agreements of the Johannesburg Summit and Agenda 21 regarding human settlements thematic cluster in Latin America and the Caribbean.
During the Millennium Summit of the United Nations (UN) in September 2000, 147 Head of States and Governments and 191 member-states adopted the Millennium Declaration. The Declaration embodies structured development goals and targets.
This report is the first in a series of research studies that the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will produce with a view to improving the understanding of the links between land tenure systems and sustainable development in Africa.