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  1. Relationships for Aid

    Edited by Rosalind Eyben

    International aid is about much more than money. The UN Millennium Development Goals and major events like Live 8 have focused the world spotlight on issues of poverty relief and aid like never before, but have not concentrated on the quality of relationships that can make aid succeed or fail. This...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Small Firms and the Environment in Developing Countries

    "Collective Impacts, Collective Action"

    Edited by Allen Blackman

    Small firms - including 'microenterprises' and 'small and medium enterprises' (SMEs) - play a vital economic role in developing countries. They typically provide half of all jobs. In addition, they foster entrepreneurship and help key sectors adapt to changing market conditions. In light of these...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Future of Large Dams

    Dealing with Social, Environmental, Institutional and Political Costs

    By Thayer Scudder

    Viewed by some as symbols of progress and by others as inherently flawed, large dams remain one of the most contentious development issues on Earth. Building on the work of the now defunct World Commission on Dams, Thayer Scudder wades into the debate with unprecedented authority. Employing the...

    Published April 1st 2006 by Unknown

  4. The Ethical Travel Guide

    Your Passport to Exciting Alternative Holidays

    By Polly Pattullo, Orely Minelli

    If you're tired of Tourist Traps and Guilt Trips, or just want to have a positive impact on local people and their environment, this book is for you. Find hundreds of new ideas for your next holiday and visit amazing communities not listed in other guidebooks. The Ethical Travel Guide is a natural...

    Published April 1st 2006 by Unknown

  5. The Peri-Urban Interface

    Approaches to Sustainable Natural and Human Resource Use

    Edited by Duncan McGregor, David Simon, Donald Thompson

    Peri-urban interfaces - the zones where urban and rural areas meet - suffer from the greatest problems to humans caused by rapid urbanization, including intense pressures on resources, slum formation, lack of adequate services such as water and sanitation, poor planning and degradation of farmland....

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  6. A Sustainable Future for the Mediterranean

    The Blue Plan's Environment and Development Outlook

    Edited by Guillaume Benoit, Aline Comeau

    'Here's a work arriving just at the right moment and contributingnew insights at precisely the time when public opinion remains sceptical of the not very promising future we are preparing for our children, when governments balk at explaining to their electorates the vital but unpopular decisions...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. Climate Change

    Turning Up the Heat

    By A. Barrie Pittock

    Is climate change really happening and does it matter? The answer from the scientific community is a resounding yes, yet debates about the reality of climate change and what measures to take are slowing our response. Barrie Pittock, one of the world's leading climate researchers, argues that we...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  8. Self-Sufficient Agriculture

    Labour and Knowledge in Small-Scale Farming

    By Robert Tripp

    Low external-input technology (or LEIT) is an increasingly prominent subject in discussions of sustainable agriculture. There are growing calls for self-sufficient agriculture in an era experiencing diminishing returns from reliance upon expensive synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. There are...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  9. Financing Urban Shelter

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2005

    By Un-Habitat

    'Achieving the goals set by world leaders in the United Nations Millennium Declaration will be difficult without a significant improvement in the lives of slum dwellers, and the lives of slum dwellers cannot be improved without the sound and sustainable economic development that is conducive to the...

    Published October 1st 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Complex Forest

    "Communities, Uncertainty, and Adaptive Collaborative Management"

    Edited by Carol J. P. Colfer

    The Complex Forest systematically examines the theory, processes, and early outcomes of a research and management approach called adaptive collaborative management (ACM). An alternative to positivist approaches to development and conservation that assume predictability in forest management, ACM...

    Published September 28th 2005 by Routledge