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Rural Planning in Developing Countries: Supporting Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Livelihoods

By: Barry Dala-Clayton, David Dent and Olivier Dubois

226 pages, figs, & tabs


Paperback | Dec 2003 | #133507 | ISBN: 1853839396
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133508 | ISBN: 1853839388
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About this book

This book provides an international perspective on rural planning, focused on developing countries. It examines conventional development planning and innovative local planning approaches, drawing together lessons from recent experience of rural planning and land use. The authors examine past and current practice and ways that land use planning and management of natural resources can underpin sustainable local livelihoods. They draw on case studies from Africa, Asia and Latin America to present findings relevant throughout the developing world.


Lessons from experience; conventional technical planning approaches; broader participation in planning; a basis for collaborating; the way forward.

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