Rural Planning in Developing Countries: Supporting natural resource management and sustainable development

Book (whole)
, 240 pages
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Published: January 2002
ISBN: 1853839396
Product code:9164IIED

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.This is an essential resource for professionals in these areas and for all students and researchers studying them.