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- DocumentUS Agency for International Development, 2000Guide aimed at helping decision-makers in rural areas with the responsibility for schools to accurately assess a school's energy need, evaluate appropriate and cost effective technologies to meet those needs, and to implement an effective infrastructure to install and maintain the hardware.Chapter 1 discusses typical school electrical and heating applications, such as lighting, communicatDocument
Improving the operation of urban water supply systems in India: a discussion of unaccounted for waterUS Agency for International Development, 2000Project report from the Indo-US FIRE(D) project which aims to institutionalise the delivery of commercially viable urban infrastructure and services at the state, regional and national levels.Document
Forest management systems in the uplands of Vietnam: social, economic and environmental perspectivesIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2001Report of project aiming to assess and compare various forest management regimes against different socio-economic, environmental and institutional variables.DocumentDevelopment Experience Clearinghouse, USAID, 2000This article explores water reforms in Southern Africa in general and in Zimbabwe in particular.DocumentIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 1998This study is an empirical test of the possibility of developing meaningful scales of relative importance that could be used to construct the damage schedules. The study aims at investigating people’s ability in providing consistent judgements about the importance of resource losses and activities in consideration.DocumentIDRC Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia, 2000To assess how much the cleanliness of the Chao Phraya river is worth to the residents of Bangkok, this study estimates the willingness of Bangkok residents to pay for improved water quality by conducting a contingent valuation survey suggests economic instruments to encourage this willingness to pay, such as user fees, property taxes, and other measures.Document
Paper tiger, hidden dragons: the responsibility of international financial institutions for Indonesian forest destruction, social conflict and the financial crisis of Asia Pulp & PaperFriends of the Earth, 2001This report documents the environmental and social impacts of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), assesses the role of international financial institutions in fuelling APP’s unsustainable and damaging operations and examines the link between this unsustainable practice and APP's financial crisis.Financial institutions should acknowledge that it is far more than the financial failure of APP that proves thaDocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2000The references are arranged by the following subject areas:general textsagricultural development and food securitybiodiversity and the environmentIPRs and biotechnologyIPRs, media and information technologyhuman rightsbusiness and industrial developmentthe knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous peoples and local communitiespublic educationpubDocument
The economics of international agreements for the protection of environmental and agricultural resourcesFAO Hypermedia Collection on Desertification, 1995The purpose of this paper is to review the economics of international environmental agreements (IEAs) and draw Implications for the international issues that are relevant to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Three chapters follow this introduction.DocumentWater and Environmental Health at London and Loughborough, 1998The Department for International Development (DFID) commissioned this Guidance Manual toassist staff and partners to develop effective and sustainable water supply and sanitation programmes. The Manual comprises three chapters and appendices.