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  1. Library Resource
    January, 2002
    Cambodia, Oceania, Eastern Asia

    This report examines evidence of illegal logging that Global Witness has submitted to the Royal Government of Cambodia as part of the Forest Crimes Monitoring and Reporting Project and reviews the action and inaction of the government in each of the cases

  2. Library Resource
    January, 2002

    Can private sector participation (PSP) in the provision of water supply and sanitation services (WSS) meet essential social and environmental needs? New research by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) suggests that inappropriate forms of private sector involvement that are inadequately regulated are unlikely to be of much value to poorer households or the environment.

  3. Library Resource
    January, 2002
    Latin America and the Caribbean

    This handbook aims to provide an introduction to the key issues driving efforts to promote corporate social responsibility and accountability worldwide. It focuses especially on the links between the environment, labor rights, and human rights in the context of globalisation.The central theme of this handbook is that the institutions and regulatory frameworks now governing the global economy have not adequately protected human rights, the environment, and labor rights.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2002
    China, Thailand, Oceania, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia

    What factors motivate developing countries to prevent deforestation, which can cause serious environmental damage, such as flooding? Do democratic states take action more effectively than authoritarian states?

  5. Library Resource
    January, 2002

    The key messages of this presentation are:

    Increasing competition for water severely limits irrigation and constrains food production

    Slow progress in extending access to safe drinking water; water quality will decline; amount of water for environmental uses will be inadequate

    Moderate worsening in current water policies and investments could lead to full-blown water crisis

    Fundamental changes in water management and policy can produce a sustainable future for water and food

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2002

    The domestic water sector has focused for many years on benefiting health by improving supply. Can more and better water improve people’s health? Does improved water supply by government and agencies really meet the basic needs of the poor? Or should water be treated as an economic good?

  7. Library Resource
    January, 2002
    Indonesia, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    Joint report from Forest Watch Indonesia, World Resources Institute and Global Forest Watch. It provides a detailed analysis of the scale and pace of change affecting Indonesia’s forests. The report concludes that the doubling of deforestation rates in Indonesia is largely the result of a corrupt political and economic system that regards natural resources as a source of revenue to be exploited for political ends and personal gain.

  8. Library Resource
    January, 2002

    This final report presents the findings of the two year IIED MMSD [minerals, mining and sustainable development] project sponsored by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). It outlines in detail the MMSD multistakeholder process - which included regional patnerships, national projects, global workshops and a range of commissioned research, presentations and bulletins - before presenting a detailed analysis of the sector through the many stages of minerals and metals exploration, production, use, reuse, recycling, and final disposal.

  9. Library Resource
    January, 2002
    Australia

    Over the last 25 years a range of management ‘tools’, including zoning plans, permits, education, and more recently management plans, have been applied to regulate access and to control and mitigate impacts associated with human use of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park GBRMP.A multiple-use zoning approach provides high levels of protection for speci c areas whilst allowing reasonable uses, including certain shing activities, to continue in other zones. Zoning has long been regarded as a cornerstone of Marine Park management,

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