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The Ordos Plateau of China : an endangered environment.

Jiang, Hong.
(1999)  | 9789280810356 | United Nations Univ Press | pbk. | book | 210pp
AUD 50.95 (inc. GST), AUD 46.32 (ex. GST),
The Ordos Plateau of China is a dryland region inhabited by Chinese farmers and Mongolian shepherds. This book surveys environmental change in this region between 1949 and 1992 and investigates how societal factors, such as economics and population, have contributed to environmental change.

Development cooperation in practice : the United Nations volunteers in Nepal.

Rehnstrom, Joel.
(2000)  | 9789280810370 | United Nations Univ Press | pbk. | book | 160pp
AUD 33.95 (inc. GST), AUD 30.86 (ex. GST),
This volume aims to fill the gap created by the lack of in-depth assessments of the achievements and performance of the UN in the economic and social fields. The author focuses on one particular UN programme - the UN Volunteers Programme in Nepal - over a 10-year period (1987-96).

Inter-linkages : the Kyoto Protocol and the international trade and investment regimes.

Chambers, W. Bradnee.
(2001)  | 9789280810400 | United Nations Univ Press | pbk. | book | 192pp
AUD 33.95 (inc. GST), AUD 30.86 (ex. GST),
Examines the 1997 Climate Change Convention, which led to the Kyoto Protocol, in the context of potential synergies and conflicts that could arise between it and the World Trade Organization, international investment agreements, and private and contractual trade law.

Human development and the environment : Challenges for the United Nations in the new millenium.

(2002)  | 9789280810691 | United Nations Univ Press | pbk. | book | 324pp
AUD 37.95 (inc. GST), AUD 34.50 (ex. GST),
This text looks at the problems, processes and actors that will have a major role in human development and the environment in the 21st century. It charts some of the significant trends affecting human development: globalization, population, urbanization, poverty, equity, education, health, climate change,...

Financing for Development : Proposals from Business and Civil Society.

Herman, Barry. Pietracci, Federica. Sharma, Krishnan.
(2001)  | 9789280810738 | United Nations Univ Press | pbk. | book | 181pp
AUD 27.95 (inc. GST), AUD 25.41 (ex. GST),
Business executives and civil-society activists from developing and developed countries address the question of how to boost the financing of development. Topics covered range from micro credit to large-scale project finance; from gender and poverty to bridging the digital divide; from local to global...


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