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UN Trends about sustainable development

I recently found the 2008-2009 UN report on the trends on sustainable development (http://www.un.org/esa/dsd/resources/res_publtrends_2009.shtml). This reports talks about agriculture, rural development, land, desertification and drought as major trends in this field. The report states as agriculture is key to poverty reduction.

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Creating Jobs in developing nations while going Green

I think that the BIG question is that: What would it take to persuade people in developing countries to acknowledge the importance of sustainable development? It just might be easy to save the environment, instead of reversing the damage done.

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SD issues in developing countries, when to start?

Hi The following point came up in some discussions this morning; “Developing countries need to address multiple levels of basic human needs before they can really be able to get a good handle on the sustainable development aspect of things.”

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Rich countries vs. Poor countries

http://www.economist.com/daily/columns/greenview/displaystory.cfm?story_id=9497272 Following a publication on the Economist web site, I’d like to comment on the fact that, according to the recent HSBC poll, people from the rich countries are less concerned of the damaging environmental effects than the people from

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Interesting Article on the efforts of LDCs

http://allafrica.com/stories/200407150675.html I thought that this was an interesting article about efforts to raise awareness about sustainable development in LCDs, particularly those where issues such as poverty, hunger, and pollution run rampant. A source in the article states that there can

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