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About this book
About this book
Comprehensive and authorative set of resources and guidance on how to develop, assess and implement sustainable development strategies at local, national and regional levels. It sets out principles and ideas on processes and methods, showing how best to use them and draws on the experience of a range of organizations in both developed and developing countries, emphasizing tested and practical approaches to strategic planning.
Part I: Background Introduction Sustainable Development and the Need for Strategic Responses Part II: Tasks in Strategy Processes The Nature of Sustainable Development Strategies and Current Practices Key Steps in Starting, Managing and Improving Sustainable Development Strategies Analysis Participation Communications Strategy Decision-making and Linkages The Financial Basis for Strategies Monitoring and Evaluation Systems Part III: References, Contacts and Sources References Institutions, Networks, Training Courses and other Sources Index, Bibliography
Barry Dalal-Clayton and Stephen Bass are directors of the International Institute for Environment and Development
358 pages, Figs, tabs
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