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Green growth, resources and resilience. Environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

Green growth, resources and resilience. Environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). February 2012
  • This report provides new insights into Asian and Pacific resource use trends and outlines key actions, including reforming economic incentives and promoting more inclusive and adaptive governance approaches, that governments can pursue to help bring economic growth strategies in closer alignment with the objective of sustainable development. It also provides examples of strategies for improving resilience to help deal with the increasing levels of risk faced by societies and economies. Water security issues are particularly covered in Chapter 1 'A changing landscape, evolving policy challenges and opportunities'.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Pacific Islands
  • Main themes: Environment, Green economy, Risk management, Sustainable development, Water security
  • Main target audience: Environmental practitioners, Governments, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Guidance
  • Type of resource: Assessment report
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Published in 2014