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Evidence for hope : the search for sustainable development : the story of the International Institute for Environment and Development

Author: Nigel Cross
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the Stockholm Environment Conference in 1972 and the Rio Summit in 1992, there has been unprecedented public concern for the future of the planet and a growing awareness that development needs  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Cross
ISBN: 1853838551 9781853838552 1853838543 9781853838545
OCLC Number: 50755319
Description: xviii, 238 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Only one earth, Stockholm 1972 / Barbara Ward --
The duty to hope: a tribute to Barbara Ward / Brian Johnson --
Stockholm: the founding of IIED / Maurice Strong --
Time for change: IIED 1984-1990 / Brian W. Walker --
Earthcan-Panos: Favorite son, via cuckoo-in-the-nest, to friendly rival / Jon Tinker --
Change that works, sometimes / Richard Sandbrook --
Forestry and land use / Duncan Poore and Stephen Bass --
The energy programme / Gerald Leach --
Sustainable agriculture / Gordon Conway --
Setting an urban agenda: human settlements and IIED-América Latina / David Satterthwaite --
Drylands: a history of networks / Camilla Toulmin --
Economics of environment and development / David Peace and Ed Barbier --
Strategies, plans, impacts and people: IIED's role in changing the world of planning and environmental assessment / Barry Dalal-Clayton --
Profit in need? Business and sustainable development / Nick Robins --
Globalization, civil society and governance: challenges for the 21st century / Anil Agarwal.
Responsibility: edited by Nigel Cross.
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'Evidence for Hope reminds us that NGOs too posses historical depth and analytical variety.'Development and Change

 
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