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The Policy: (a) defines the overall Policy goal, key policy objectives and key principles in Chapter II; (b) defines in Chapter III cross-sector policy objectives, principles and strategies in the following fields: land and resource tenure, land use policy and planning, environmental information, conservation of biological diversity, water resource conservation and management, wetlands conservation and management, environmental economics and macro-economic policy, environmental accounting correct market failures with appropriate pricing policy, financial and economic sustainability, use of economic incentives and disincentives to change people's behaviour, environmental impact assessment, control of pollution and management of domestic and industrial waste and hazardous materials, climate, population, health and human settlements, gender integration, environmental education, human resource development and research, and public participation in environmental management; (c) defines in Chapter IV sector policy goals, objectives and strategies in the following fields: agriculture and farming systems, forest conservation and management, wildlife conservation and management, livestock and rangelands management, fisheries and other aquatic resources conservation and management; (d) deals in Chapter V for policy implementation. The strategies in the policy are intended to provide and assist decision-makers and resource users in determining priorities in the national context and also at the sector, private sector and individual levels.

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Hupperts, Rudolph (CONSLEGB)

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