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National strategies for sustainable development in Africa

United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa

National strategies for sustainable development in Africa

a sixteen-country assessment

by United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa

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Published by Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 63-64).

The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 88, 46 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24854847M
LC Control Number2011342629

Theories and Practices of Sustainable Development in Africa: /ch Sustainable development (SD) involves economic growth with non-declining inter-generational benefit by maintaining environmental balance overtime. HoweverAuthor: Zekarias Minota Seiko. This book opens a crucial debate on the contribution and commitment of the private sector to development in Africa. Sustainable development cannot be achieved through government action alone and the private sector has an important role to play.

The National Development Plan (NDP) offers a long-term perspective. It defines a desired destination and identifies the role different sectors of society need to play in reaching that goal, Minister in The Presidency: National Planning Commission, Trevor Manuel, said at a media briefing on the implementation of the plan on 19 February National Journeys towards Education for Sustainable Development & These two publications present examples of ESD progress in countries from different world regions. The edition showcases ESD in Chile, Indonesia, Kenya, The Netherlands & Oman; the edition Costa Rica, Morocco, South Africa, Sweden & Viet Nam.

formulation and elaboration of national strategies for sustainable development and begin their implementation by ” (UN DSD ). Nations have responded to these claims - at present, nearly all countries have adopted a SDS or are preparing to do so (c.f. Jörgens ). Sustainable Development is an ambitious challenge. National Strategy for Sustainable Development (NSSD) Author: Compiled by Chief Directorate: Communication,Department of Environmental Affairs, Pretoria (Article Type: Sustainable Development) As concerns for the environment and its ability to sustain our current consumption patterns grow, globally the move towards sustainable development is becoming increasingly urgent.


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