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Title Reducing poverty and sustaining the environment : the politics of local engagement / edited by Stephen Bass [and others].
Imprint London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, [2005]

Subject Poverty -- Developing countries -- Prevention -- Case studies.
Environmental management -- Political aspects -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Poverty -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Local government -- Developing countries.
Environmental justice -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Developing countries -- Environmental conditions -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Case studies.
Case studies.
Alt Name Bass, Stephen, 1958-
Description 1 online resource (xxv, 318 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents List of Tables, Diagrams and Boxes; List of Photographs; Acknowledgements; About the Authors and Editors; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Creating Space for Civil Society in an Impoverished Environment in Pakistan; Chapter 3 The Bioplan; Chapter 4 Environment-Poverty Linkages; Chapter 5 The Evolving Roles of Environmental Management Insitutions in East Africa; Chapter 6 Stories on the Environment and Conflict from Northern Nigeria; Chapter 7 The Sea is Our Garden; Chapter 8 'Working for Water' in a Democratic South Africa.
Summary 'A valuable contribution to our collective knowledge about governance poverty and the environment' Frances Seymour World Resources Institute 'Detailed and realistic documentation of contemporary development and governance relationships and trends' Melissa Leach Institute of Development Studies There are growing signs that development work by governments aid agencies and non-government organisations ignores the fact that environmental quality matters to the poor. There are also indications that some environmental work is pushing 'people-out' protection methodologies. Yet recently an extensive r.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781849772303 (electronic bk.)
1849772304 (electronic bk.)
1423728459 (electronic bk.)
9781423728450 (electronic bk.)
9781844071166 (pbk.)
1844071162 (pbk.)
OCLC # 61848669
Additional Format Print version: Reducing poverty and sustaining the environment. London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, ©2005 (DLC) 2005003305 (OCoLC)57641362