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Ecological Sustainability and Project Appraisal

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By: M Van Pelt

Ashgate Publishing Limited

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32641 | ISBN: 1856286347
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About this book

This book aims to develop a framework for sustainability-orientated project appraisal, with reference to the case studies of Egypt and Colombia. A main theme is the systematic coverage of issues related to the objective of development projects.


Contents

Scope and aim of the book: theoretical and conceptual framework: sustainable development - basic concepts and the position of developing countries; project appraisal phases and methods - an overview; sustainability issue in the decision-making framework; impact assessment - environment and sustainability; impact assessment - efficiency and equity; integrated evaluation. Towards application of sustainability-oriented project appraisal: introduction - towards application; case study - forestry and environmental protection programme Colombia; case study - scenarios for Lake Burullus Egypt; a practical framework for appraisal studies; retrospect and prospects.

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