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Rural planning in developing countries : supporting natural resource management and sustainable livelihoods / Barry Dalal-Clayton, David Dent, and Olivier Dubois.

By: Dalal-Clayton, D. B. (D. Barry)Contributor(s): Dent, David | Dubois, Olivier, 1957- | International Institute for Environment and DevelopmentMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2003. Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 226 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781849774277; 1849774277; 141752247X; 9781417522477Subject(s): Rural development -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries | Natural resources -- Developing countries -- Management | Sustainable development -- Developing countries | Développement rural -- Aspect de l'environnement -- Pays en voie de développement | Ressources naturelles -- Pays en voie de développement -- Gestion | Développement durable -- Pays en voie de développement | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development | Natural resources -- Management | Rural development -- Environmental aspects | Sustainable development | Developing countries | Platteland | Planning | OntwikkelingslandenGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rural planning in developing countries.DDC classification: 307.1/412/091724 LOC classification: HN981.C6 | D353 2003ebOther classification: 74.74 Online resources: Click here to access online
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.
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Published in association with the International Institute for Environment and Development.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-218) and index.

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.

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.

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