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Strategies for Sustainability: Latin America

Series: Strategies for Sustainability

Edited By: A Lopez Ornat

158 pages, Tab, maps

Earthscan

Paperback | Jan 1997 | #42401 | ISBN: 1853832723
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About this book

IUCN- The World Conservation Union Founded in 1948 The World Conservation Union brings together States government agencies and a diverse range of non-governmental organisations in a unique world partnership over 800 members in all, spread across some 136 countries. As a Union IUCN seeks to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources to equitable and ecological sustainable. The World Conservation Union builds on the strengths of its members, Networks and partners to enhance their capacity and to support global alliances to safeguard natural resources at local, regional and global levels. The Strategies For Sustainability Programme. The Strategies For Sustainably Program of IUCN works to strengthen strategic planning, policy and implementation skills aimed at sustainability development at global, national and local levels. Working with networks of strategy practitioners from member governments, partner institutions and NGOs the programme assists in the conceptual development and analysis of experience of strategies, the development of a range of strategic planning and action planning skills and improved methods of assessing human and ecosystem well being. Originally published in 1996


Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Workshop and Case Study Participants Part 1: Introduction 1. Introduction 2. What are Sustainable Development Strategies? 3. Types of Strategies in Latin America 4. Selecting and Classifying Cases 5. Status of Strategies Table 1 Status of cases analysed (1995) Box 1 Symbols used in Table 1 National Strategies: Summary 1. Origin and Present Situation 2. Development of Processes 3. Main Results Sub-national Strategies: Summary and Analysis 1. Origin of Initiatives 2. Common Aspects 3. Integrating Strategies in Development Planning 4. Formulating the Strategy 5. Content of Proposals 6. Internalizing Strategies: The Importance of Participation 7. Prospects for Continuity 8. International Funding and Cooperation 9. Limitations of the Analysis 10. Main Common Results 11. Main Problems Lessons Learned 1. The Concept 2. Avoiding Loss of Continuity 3. Participation 4. Implementation of Strategies Map Strategies for Sustainability in Latin America Part 2: Case Studies Central America Costa Rica: Strategy for Sustainable Development 1. Introduction 2. Scope and Objectives 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Nicaragua: National Conservation Strategy 1. Introduction 2. Objectives and Approach 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Kuna-Yala, Panama: Sustainability for Comprehensive Development 1. Introduction 2. Objectives and Approach 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Maje-Bayano, Panama: Sustainable Development Strategy 1. Introduction 2. Scope and Objectives 3. Relationship to the Planning System 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Peten Region. Guatemala: Sustainable Development Strategy 1. Introduction 2. Scope and Objectives 3. Relationship to National Institutions 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Tortuguero, Costa Rica: Sustainable Development Strategy l. Introduction 2. Objectives and Focus 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Initial Development and Organization 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Heroes y Martires: Management Plan 1. Introduction and Summary 2. Scope and Objectives 3. Relationship to National Institutions 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Talamanca, Costa Rica: Communal Sustainable Development Projects 1. Introduction 2. Scope and Objectives 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Main results 5. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Caribbean Guanica Biosphere Reserve. Puerto Rico: Conservation Strategy 1. Introduction 2. Objectives and Approach 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Samani, Dominican Republic: Sustainable Development Strategy 1. Introduction 2. Objectives and Approach 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Sierra Maestra, Cuba: Conservation and Development Strategy 1. Introduction 2. Objectives and Approach 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology South America Arnazonia Project, Ecuador: Sustainable Development Strategy 1. Introduction 2. Objectives and Approach 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Sierra Nevada. Colombia: Conservation Strategy for Tropical Forests 1. Introduction 2. Scope and Objectives 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Mata Atlkntica, Brazil: Biosphere Reserve 1. Introduction 2. Objectives and Approach 3. Relationship to Government Planning 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Tambopata Candarno, Peru: Eco-regional Strategy 1. Introduction 2. Objectives and Approach 3. Relationship to Development Planning 4. Initial Development 5. Implementation and Results 6. Lessons Learned 7. Chronology Glossary

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