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Author Dalal-Clayton, D. B. (D. Barry)

Title Rural planning in developing countries : supporting natural resource management and sustainable livelihoods / Barry Dalal-Clayton, David Dent, and Olivier Dubois
Published London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 226 pages) : illustrations
Contents List of figures, boxes and tables; About the authors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Authors' note; List of acronyms and abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Lessons from experience; Chapter 2 Conventional, technical planning approaches; Chapter 3 Approaches to participation in planning; Chapter 4 A basis for collaborating; Chapter 5 The way forward; References; Index
Summary This book provides an international perspective on rural planning, focused on developing countries. It examines conventional development planning and innovative local planning approaches, drawing together lessons from recent experience of rural planning and land use. The authors examine past and current practice and ways that land use planning and management of natural resources can underpin sustainable local livelihoods. They draw on case studies from Africa, Asia and Latin America to present findings relevant throughout the developing world
Notes Published in association with the International Institute for Environment and Development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-218) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Natural resources -- Developing countries -- Management.
Rural development -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries.
Sustainable development -- Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Dent, David.
Dubois, Olivier, 1957-
International Institute for Environment and Development.
LC no. 2002011680
ISBN 141752247X
1849774277 (electronic bk.)
9781849774277 (electronic bk.)