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Strategies for Sustainability: Asia

by Jeremy Carew-Reid

IUCN - The World Conservation Union Founded in 1948

The World Conservation Union brings together States, government agencies and a diverse' range of non-governmental organizations in a unique world partnership:...

Strategies for National Sustainable Development: A Handbook for Their Planning and Implementation

by Jeremy Carew-Reid, Robert Prescott-Allen & Stephen Bass

The IUCN Strategies for Sustainable Development Handbook Series

This handbook is one in a series being produced by IUCN and its partners to assist countries and communities implement Agenda 21, the action programme...

Caring for the Earth: A Strategy for Sustainable Living

by The World Coservation Union (Iucn), Unep & Wwf

'This is a strategy for a kind of development that provides real improvements in the quality of human life and at the same time conserves the vitality and diversity of the Earth. The goal is development that...

Atlas of Nepal in the Modern World

by Michael Sill & John Kirkby

Nepal is associated, in most people's imagination, with Everest (Sagarmatha to the Nepalese), vivid plants and picturesque villages and people. The truth, as always, is other. It is one of the poorest countries...

Vanishing Borders: Protecting the Planet in the Age of Globalization

by Hilary French

National governments are ill-equipped for tackling transnational environmental problems, from ozone depletion to soaring trade in commodities like timber and shrimp. As these issues climb higher on the political...

Mountain World in Danger: Climate change in the forests and mountains of Europe

by Sten Nilsson & David Pitt

The changing climate, the warming of the world and acid rain are among the greatest problems facing us at the end of the twentieth century. This book describes, for the first time, the effects of these phenomena...

Delivering High Performance: The Third Generation Organisation

by Douglas G. Long

Douglas Long is the author of Third Generation Leadership and the Locus of Control which focused on the new understanding of what influences individuals’ values, world views and the behaviours needed to facilitate...

Strategic Partnering: Remove Chance and Deliver Consistent Success

by Luc Bardin & Raphaël|Bardin, Guillaume Bardin

Strategic Partnering - remove chance and deliver consistent success - is designed to take the guesswork out and provide you with a ground-breaking and fully encompassing system of rules and processes, to make...

Conflict, Political Accountability and Aid

by Paul Collier

Paul Collier's contributions to development economics,and in regard to Africa in particular, have marked him out as one of the most influential commentators of recent times. This collection of his major writings,...

Global Environmental Governance After the Nagoya Protocol: Access and Benefit Sharing After the Nagoya Protocol

by Sebastian Oberthür & G. Kristin Rosendal

This book analyses the status and prospects of the global governance of Access Benefit Sharing (ABS) in the aftermath of 2010's Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD's initial...

Improving Global Environmental Governance: The Nexus Between Architecture and Agency: Best Practices for Architecture and Agency

by Norichika Kanie, Steinar Andresen & Peter M. Haas

The experience of environmental governance is approached in Improving Global Environmental Governance from the unique perspective of actor configuration and embedded networks of actors, which are areas of emerging...

Institutions and Economic Development After the Financial Crisis

by Sebastiano Fadda & Pasquale Tridico

The financial crash of 2007-2008 and the subsequent global economic crisis have raised questions about the viability of capitalism and the desirability of alternative types of economic system. In this context,...

The Paradigm Shift in International Social Development: Toward a Rights Based Policy Approach: Ideologies, Development Systems and Policy Approaches

by Murli Desai

This book takes a historical approach to analyse ideologies, policy approaches and development systems that have constructed the paradigm of international social development. It aims to review the social construction...

The Universal Social Safety-Net and the Attack on World Poverty: Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers

by Anthony Clunies-Ross & Mozammel Huq

The book is concerned with strategy and tactics for directing that small slice of world income into filling the gap. This must be done country by country, on the initiative of each country's government: with...

The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers

by Paul Polak & Mal Warwick

How can the world's nearly 3 billion who live on $2 a day or less be lifted out of poverty? Paul Polak (bestselling author of Out of Poverty) and the organizations he has founded have pioneered methods that...

Business Transformation Essentials: Case Studies and Articles

by Axel Uhl & Lars Alexander Gollenia

Transformation programs are an increasing feature of global companies carrying out major change projects with high strategic relevance. These programs combine business and technical content bringing together...

Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2011: Development Challenges in a Post-Crisis World

by Justin Yifu Lin & Claudia Paz Sepulveda

The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2011: Development Challenges in a Post-crisis World (ABCDE) presents papers from a global gathering of the world's leading development scholars and practitioners...

The Workers' State Meets the Market: Labour in China's Transition

by Sarah Cook & Margaret Maurer-Fazio

Among the most dramatic changes to affect China in the 1990s is the upsurge in labour mobility and the emergence of a market-driven system of labour allocation, changes which profoundly affect the working environment...

Toward a Binding Climate Change Adaptation Regime: A Proposed Framework

by Mizan R. Khan

First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Weather and Climate Resilience: Effective Preparedness Through National Meteorological and Hydrological Services

by David P. Rogers & Vladimir V. Tsirkunov

The importance of weather, climate, and water information is rising because of the need to serve more elaborate societal needs, minimize growing economic losses, and help countries adapt to climate change. Weather,...