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Poverty and environmental resources

R. O. Soetan

Poverty and environmental resources

women and sustainable development in rural western Nigeria

by R. O. Soetan

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Published by Union for African Population Studies in Dakar Ponty, Dakar, Senegal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental economics -- Nigeria,
    • Natural resources -- Nigeria,
    • Poverty -- Nigeria,
    • Sustainable development -- Nigeria,
    • Women and development -- Nigeria

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 67-71).

      Other titlesWomen and sustainable development in rural western Nigeria
      StatementR.O. Soetan & Abayomi Adebayo.
      SeriesStudy report ;, no. 37, Rapport d"étude (Union for African Population Studies) ;, no. 37.
      ContributionsAdebayo, Abayomi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC1055.Z9 E57 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3737466M
      ISBN 10291011502X
      LC Control Number2003405384
      OCLC/WorldCa46926135

      UNEP is the global champion for the environment with programmes focusing on sustainable development, climate, biodiversity and more. There is much controversy surrounding the poverty-environmental degradation nexus. The predominant school of thought argues that poverty is a major cause of environmental degradation and if policy makers want to address environmental issues, then they must first address the poverty by:

      2. Linking the environment and poverty reduction One in five people in the world live in poverty. At the same time the planet’s capacity to sustain the 6 billion people living on it and to provide them with the resources they need to survive is diminishing. The Johannesburg Summit in reminded the world that sustainable development is the key.   Resources for practicing clinicians regarding methods of screening for social and environmental factors in clinical care are provided in addition to information on a program that has been widely dispersed and made accessible to those who may be the most at by: 1.

      The definition of poverty, which is conventionally measured by income, is associated with Charles Booth, who came up with the concept of the poverty line in his important survey The Life and Labor of the People in London, which was carried out between and The poverty line reflects any calculations about the money required for subsistence living, including housing, . poverty and environmental degradation are linked in vicious circle in which people cannot afford to take care of the environment and lack clean water and sanitation. Poverty is a major cause and consequence of environmental degradation and resource depletion that threaten the SADC region. Major environmental.


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