Finance for Sustainable Development: The Road Ahead : Proceedings of the Fourth Group Meeting on Financial Issues of Agenda 21, Santiago Chile, 1997
UN, Jan 1, 1997 - Economic development - 503 pages
A crucial element in the follow-up to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment & Development is to resolve the daunting task of financing sustainable development worldwide. This book takes a comprehensive approach to the issue by looking at all major finance components. It focuses on developing policies for improved access to external finance, advancing work on domestic resource-mobilization policies & promoting innovative national & international financial mechanisms for resource mobilization. Through its extensive research & policy analysis, this book provides guidance to policy makers in government & the private sector on how to finance sustainable development.
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the road ahead introduction
Taking stock of trends in sustainable development financing since
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