Sustainable Development Strategies: A Resource Book

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781853839467: Sustainable Development Strategies: A Resource Book
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This book is a cornerstone resource for a wide range of organizations and individuals concerned with sustainable development at national and local levels, as well as for international organizations concerned with supporting such development. While the focus is on integrated strategies for sustainable development, the approaches and methods covered are equally relevant to poverty reduction, environmental and sectoral strategies, program development and review. Agenda 21 called for all countries to develop sustainable development strategies. For such strategies to be effective there needs to be a real commitment. In every country, government at all levels, the private sector and civil society must work together in a true partnership, in transparent ways which enable genuine stakeholder participation. The necessary mechanisms and processes need to be coordinated to enable continuous learning and improvement. This resource book provides flexible, non-prescriptive guidance on how to develop, assess and implement national sustainable development strategies. It sets out principles and ideas on process and methods, and suggests how these can be used. It is based on an analysis of past and current practice, drawing directly from experience in both developed and developing countries. Following a discussion of the nature and challeges of sustainable development and the need for strategic responses to them, the heart of the book covers the main tasks in strategy processes. Individual chapters offer a rich range of guidance, ideas and case studies on: * The nature of sustainable development strategies and current practice * Key steps in starting, managing and improving sustainable development strategies * Analysis of and for sustainable development * Participation for sustainable development * Information, education and communications * Strategy decision-making frameworks and procedures * The financial basis for strategies * Monitoring and evaluation systems.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Stephen Bass is the Associate Director of the Forestry Programme at the International Institute for Environment and Development.

Review:

"Provides guidance on how to develop, implement, and assess national sustainable development strategies.' Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 41, No. 3 '[The book contains] critically important material.' Long Range Planning 'A worthwhile publication on sustainable development strategies.' Tourism Recreation Research 'Provides flexible, non-prescriptive guidance on how to develop, assess and implement national sustainable development strategies, based on an analysis of past and current practice and drawing directly from experience in both developed and developing countries.' Natural Resources Journal

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy Used View Book
List Price: US$ 175.00
US$ 8.97

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Dalal-Clayton, Barry, Bass, Stephen
Published by Earthscan Publications Ltd. (2002)
ISBN 10: 1853839469 ISBN 13: 9781853839467
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Earthscan Publications Ltd., 2002. Condition: Very Good. 0th Edition. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP96153071

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy Used
US$ 8.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds