Environmental Priorities and Poverty Reduction: A Country by Ernesto Sanchez-Triana, Kulsum Ahmed, Yewande Awe

By Ernesto Sanchez-Triana, Kulsum Ahmed, Yewande Awe

Environmental Priorities and Poverty relief: a rustic Environmental research for Colombia proposes low-budget coverage and technical interventions aimed toward abating the price of environmental degradation and helping extra equitable and sustainable fiscal development. Environmental degradation is linked to elevated morbidity and mortality and diminished productiveness. city and indoor pollution; insufficient water offer, sanitation, and hygiene; usual mess ups (mainly floods and landslides); and land degradation are the environmental difficulties linked to the top social and monetary bills, falling so much seriously on susceptible humans, particularly terrible teenagers less than 5 years previous. Environmental Priorities and Poverty aid starts via exploring institutional switch and environmental priorities in Colombia over the last 50 years, a time of considerable development in environmental safeguard and speedy transition from a principally rural to a hugely urbanized economic system. half II assesses the weight of disorder rooted in insufficient water provide, sanitation, and hygiene; bad air caliber; and traditional mess ups; and the environmental administration practices to lessen that burden. A dialogue of the environmental bills of fast and unplanned urbanization is additionally incorporated. half III assesses the sustainable administration of Colombia's wealthy endowment of usual assets. This e-book offers a wealth of data for coverage decision-makers, govt officers, and different pros operating in environmental coverage and administration, poverty relief suggestions, public well-being, environmental economics, and civil society matters.

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Consulting Report. Prepared for Ministerio de Ambiente, Vivienda y Desarollo Territorial, Bogotá. CHAPTER 2 A Unique Model for Environmental Management The evolution of Colombia’s environmental institutions over the past 50 years has led to a unique decentralized environmental management framework. Over the period from 1952 to 1974, a decentralized water resources development system was established through the creation of Autonomous Regional Corporations (CARs) and the National Institute of Renewable Natural Resources (INDERENA).

Larsen, Bjorn. 2004. ” Consulting Report. Prepared for Ministerio de Ambiente, Vivienda y Desarollo Territorial, Bogotá. CHAPTER 2 A Unique Model for Environmental Management The evolution of Colombia’s environmental institutions over the past 50 years has led to a unique decentralized environmental management framework. Over the period from 1952 to 1974, a decentralized water resources development system was established through the creation of Autonomous Regional Corporations (CARs) and the National Institute of Renewable Natural Resources (INDERENA).

O rab f 0 Sources: Algeria: Ministère de l’Aménagement du Territoire et de l’Environnement 2002; Egypt: World Bank 2002; Jordan: METAP 2000; Morocco: World Bank 2003; Syria: Sarraf, Bolt, and Larsen 2004; Tunisia and Lebanon: Sarraf, Larsen, and Owaygen 2004. during 1986 to 96 (IDEAM 1998, p. 295). 3 million hectares in 10 years (IDEAM 1998, p. 295). 5 percent), and significantly lower than countries such as Ecuador, El Salvador, Panama, and Mexico IDEAM 2004; SIAC 2002; World Bank 2005). 11 Congress is currently discussing a national forestry law.

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