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Evidence for Hope: The Search for Sustainable Development

Edited By: Nigel Cross

238 pages, no illustrations

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #123664 | ISBN: 1853838551
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Hardback | Dec 2003 | #123665 | ISBN: 1853838543
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About this book

Published to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED), this volume offers an authoritative perspective on three decades of development and green debates, as well as a history of this unique institution.

'Evidence for Hope reminds us that NGOs too posses historical depth and analytical variety.' Development and Change


Contents

Introduction * Part I: Beginning with Hope - Only One Earth * The Duty to Hope: a Tribute to Barbara Ward * Stockholm: The Founding of IIED * Part II: Three Decades of Change and Development - Time for Change: IIED 1984-1990 * Earthscan-Panos: Favourite Son, Via Cuckoo-in-the-nest, to Friendly Rival * Change that Works * Part II: IIED Programmes - Forestry and Land Use * The Energy Programme * Sustainable Agriculture * Setting an Urban Agenda: Human Settlements and IIED-America Latina * Drylands: A History of Networks * Economics of Environment and Development * Strategies, Plans, Impacts and People: IIED's Role in Assessment * Part IV: Endpiece - Globalization, Civil Society and Governance: Challenges for the 21st Century * Index of People

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Biography

Nigel Cross is Executive Director of IIED. He has worked with SOS Sahel in dryland Africa, and Panos Institute, London

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