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  1. UN Millennium Development Library: Health Dignity and Development

    What Will it Take?

    By UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015?income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published May 31st 2005 by Routledge

  2. UN Millennium Development Library: Halving Hunger

    It Can Be Done

    By UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015?income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published May 31st 2005 by Routledge

  3. UN Millennium Development Library: Environment and Human Well-being

    A Practical Strategy

    By UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015?income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published May 31st 2005 by Routledge

  4. UN Millennium Development Library: Overview

    By UN Millennium Project

    This Overview is an invaluable summary of the capstone volume Investing in Development, which brings together the core recommendations of the UN Millennium Project, commissioned by UN Director-General Kofi Annan and directed by Jeffrey D. Sachs, one of world?s leading economists. The Overview...

    Published May 31st 2005 by Routledge

  5. UN Millennium Development Library: Investing in Development

    A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

    By Jeffrey D. Sachs, The UN Millennium Project

    The Millennium Development Goals, adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015 income poverty, hunger, disease, exclusion, lack of infrastructure and shelter?while promoting gender equality, education,...

    Published May 31st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Social Learning in Environmental Management

    Towards a Sustainable Future

    By Valerie A. Brown

    Edited by Meg Keen, Rob Dyball

    Social Learning in Environmental Management explores and expands the approaches to collective learning most needed to help individuals, communities, experts and governments work together to achieve greater social and ecological sustainability. It provides practical frameworks and case studies to...

    Published May 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Ideas for Development

    By Robert Chambers

    Our world seems entangled in systems increasingly dominated by power, greed, ignorance, self-deception and denial, with spiralling inequity and injustice. Against a backdrop of climate change, failing ecosystems, poverty, crushing debt and corporate exploitation, the future of our world looks dire...

    Published May 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Outgrowing the Earth

    The Food Security Challenge in an Age of Falling Water Tables and Rising Temperatures

    By Lester R. Brown

    Historically, food security was the responsibility of ministries of agriculture but today that has changed: decisions made in ministries of energy may instead have the greatest effect on the food situation. Recent research reporting that a one degree Celsius rise in temperature can reduce grain...

    Published February 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  9. Sustainability and Health

    Supporting Global Ecological Integrity in Public Health

    By Valerie A. Brown, John Grootjans, Jan Ritchie, Mardie Townsend, Glenda Verrinder

    Radical changes in the biosphere and human interaction with the environment are increasingly impacting on the health of populations across the world. Diseases are crossing the species barrier, and spreading rapidly through globalised transport systems. From new patterns of cancer to the threat of...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Plain Language Guide to the World Summit on Sustainable Development

    By Jan McHarry, Janet Strachan, Rosalie Callway, Georgina Ayre

    The World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg in 2002 brought together thousands of delegates who mapped out the future of the global sustainable development agenda. The resulting technical document, the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI), identifies priorities in the...

    Published November 30th 2004 by Routledge