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Survival for a Small Planet: The Sustainable Development Agenda

Edited By: Tom Bigg

359 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2004 | #143797 | ISBN: 1844070778
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Hardback | Dec 2004 | #143798 | ISBN: 184407076X
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Analyses the prospects for sustainable development on all the major policy fronts following the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg in 2002. It covers governance at all levels, natural resource management, equity, poverty reduction and makets and includes a CD-ROM of Civil Society documents on the WSSD from over 500 organizations in 80 countries.

It is essential reading and a vital source for all those involved in researching and implementing sustainability at all levels and in all placed.' Environment Business 'What we need from global leaders and stakeholders in the years following WSSD is a genuine commitment to the implementation of agreed policies and programmes that can overcome the obstacle of non-delivery since Rio. The potential is there for us to realize the vision of an equitable and prosperous society in balance with the resources and ecosystems of our planet. I believe that this book can help us to make real progress towards that goal' From the foreword by Mohammad Valli Moosa, Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, South Africa


Introduction - the WSSD; global governance; national and local governance; equity and sustainable development - towards new ways of working; poverty reduction and natural resource management; markets and sustainable development.

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Tom Bigg is a Senior Researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).

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