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Sustainable Development: Challenges for the Modern Policy Maker

Synopsis:

What is sustainable development? What are some of the dynamics involved in implementing it in the field? The rural poor depend directly on the natural environment for their livelihoods, and yet that environment is increasingly stressed by population growth, commercial agriculture, climate change and other pressures. Solutions from agroforestry to more efficient cookstoves can offer sustainable paths for rural residents. A central challenge of development policy is to find ways to bring those solutions to scale.

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Speaker(s):

Sara Hoagland, Former Executive Director and Senior Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Environment and Resources, Stanford University

Date:
Thursday, 15 October 2009
Time:
12.15 p.m. - 1.30 p.m.
Venue:

Seminar Room 3-1
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469C Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259772

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