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Environmental Priorities and Poverty Reduction: A Country Environmental Analysis for Colombia

Ernesto Sánchez-Triana, Kulsum Ahmed, Yewande Awe, editors
Format
Book; Government Document
Published
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2007.
Language
English
Series
Directions in Development. Environment and Sustainable Development
Directions in Development (Washington, D.C.) Environment and Sustainable Development
ISBN
9780821368886, 0821368885, 0821368893 (electronic), 9780821368893 (electronic)
Related Resources
Table of contents only
Contents
  • Overview
  • A unique model for environmental management
  • Actors and institutions
  • Decentralization: a balancing act
  • Setting environmental priorities: top down and bottom up
  • Waterborne diseases remain widespread
  • Improving air quality
  • A silent killer: indoor air pollution
  • The environmental cost of accelerated urban growth
  • Living with natural disasters
  • Water management in a water-rich country
  • Land degradation and deforestation
  • Biodiversity loss and other global environmental problems
  • Conclusions and recommendations.
Description
liv, 504 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Directions in development (Washington, D.C.). Environment and sustainable development
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