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Evidence for hope : the search for sustainable development

Author: Nigel Cross; International Institute for Environment and Development.
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2002.
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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Cross; International Institute for Environment and Development.
ISBN: 1853838543 9781853838545 1853838551 9781853838552
OCLC Number: 48835981
Notes: Includes index.
Published in association with IIED.
Description: 224 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction * Part I: Beginning with Hope - Only One Earth * The Duty to Hope: a Tribute to Barbara Ward * Stockholm: The Founding of IIED * Part II: Three Decades of Change and Development - Time for Change: IIED 1984-1990 * Earthscan-Panos: Favourite Son, Via Cuckoo-in-the-nest, to Friendly Rival * Change that Works * Part II: IIED Programmes - Forestry and Land Use * The Energy Programme * Sustainable Agriculture * Setting an Urban Agenda: Human Settlements and IIED-America Latina * Drylands: A History of Networks * Economics of Environment and Development * Strategies, Plans, Impacts and People: IIED's Role in Assessment * Part IV: Endpiece - Globalization, Civil Society and Governance: Challenges for the 21st Century * Index of People
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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