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World Resources The Wealth of the Poor: Managing Ecosystems to Fight Poverty

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ISBN-10: 1569735824

ISBN-13: 9781569735824

Edition: N/A

Authors: World Resources Institute

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Ecosystems are, or can be, the wealth of the poor. For many of the 1.2 billion people living in severe poverty, nature has always been a daily life-line--an asset for those with few other material assets. But programs to reduce poverty often fail to account for the important link between environment and the livelihoods of the poor. World Resources 2005 argues that the bounty of ecosystems can act as a fundamental stepping stone in the economic integration of the poor. This requires that the poor manage ecosystems to attain, or regain, stable productivity over time. But it also requires that the poor be able to reap the benefits of this good stewardship. Unfortunately, those in poverty are…    
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List price: $27.00
Publisher: World Resources Institute
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English