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Sustainable development in a dynamic world : transforming institutions, growth, and quality of life.

Author: Zmarak Shalizi; World Bank.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Series: World development report, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The report "examines the relationship among competing policy objectives-reducing poverty, maintaining growth, improving social cohesion, and protecting the environment-over a 50-year horizon." The report is divided into nine chapters which deal with topics ranging from "Global Problems and Local Concerns" to "Getting the Best from Cities." While the casual reader may not have time to read the entire report, there is  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zmarak Shalizi; World Bank.
ISBN: 0821351508 9780821351505 0821351516 9780821351512 9780821354681 082135468X
OCLC Number: 50451011
Notes: "This Report has been prepared by a team led by Zmarak Shalizi ..."--Page viii.
"Selected world development indicators"--Page 232-243.
Credits: "This Report has been prepared by a team led by Zmarak Shalizi ..."--Page viii.
Description: xix, 250 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Foreword --
Acronyms and abbreviations --
Roadmap to World Development Report 2003 --
Achievements and challenges --
Managing a broader portfolio of assets --
Institutions for sustainable development --
Improving livelihoods on fragile lands --
Transforming institutions on agricultural land --
Getting the best from cities --
Strengthening national coordination --
Global problems and local concerns --
Pathways to a sustainable future.
Series Title: World development report, 2003.

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This 2003 ""World Development Report"" is concerned with the dynamic development in a sustainable world of the transformation in the quality of life, growth and institutions.  Read more...

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A great strength of the Report is that it takes no ideological position on the issue of providing social sector services to poor people and maintains that governments have a key role to play. DAWN, Read more...

 
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