Sustainable Development

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Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

"Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."

Saving the Environment

Socio Economic:* Family planning* Building materials* Controlled urban growthPeople and Resources:* Renewable energy* Soil convervation* Re-afforestation* Clean water supply* Organic farming* Recycling materialsPeople and the environment:* Ecotourism* National Parks * Protecting wildlife habitats

General Principles:- Environmental and Economic Integration- Maintenance of Biological Diversity and Conservation of Natural Resources- Precaution, Prevention and Evaluation- Cooperation, Partnership and Participation-Education, Training and Awarenesshttp://www.parl.gc.ca/content/lop/researchpublications/bp458-e.htm

Local Sustainable Development:http://sustainablecities.net/our-work/sustainability-projects/what-we-work-on/local-economic-development

International Center for Sustainable Development (ICSD):International Center for Sustainable Development (ICSD) is a non-profit based in Maryland, USA. Our mission is to apply sustainable principles to development projects around the world http://www.solarcities.org/index.html

Benefits:•Involves local people and provides them with rewarding, immediate work, income, and education•Preserves functionality and diversity of system while providing a wide range of economic benefits•Promotes the diversification of forest products including non-wood forest products (NWFPs) •Preserves the natural services provided by forests•Provides a niche for indigenous peoples in modern, free market society should they choose

Problems:•Risks of over-exploitation•Requires intensive research and planning•Requires development of markets/infrastructure •Requires compromise and communication•Requires mechanisms for education •Requires the resolution of competing claims forests to forest lands through the institution of new laws•May require conflict management mechanisms •May require politically unpopular land reform

Organizations:IOSDCASL: Community Adaptation and Sustainable Livelihoods - Provides information about IISD that developed and applied an approach which brought community-identified adaptive strategies, analysis of policy, and technologies to start a process of helping communities build sustainable livelihood systems.Centre for Sustainability and Environmental Management: Promotes sustainable development and sustainability management in all types of organisation through education, research and consultancy.http://www.dmoz.org/Society/Issues/Environment/Sustainable_Development/Organizations/


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